A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 248 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (154 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/16 / 2016-02-01 12:30:38 / February 1, 2016 @ 12:30 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:30:38 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.9778° East, 3.7232° North, depth 55.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.73 km (35 miles). Id of earthquake: us20004x47. Event ids that are associated: us20004x47.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 248 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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