A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 246 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (153 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004fl9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004fl9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 09:46:44 / January 13, 2016 @ 9:46 am. Exact location of earthquake, 127.0799° East, 3.7549° North, depth 59.7 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:46:44 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 59.7 km (37 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 246 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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