A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 217 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (135 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us20004y52. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004y52. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 128.1641° East, latitude 3.691° North, depth = 62.9 km. The temblor was reported at 11:48:19 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 02:48:19 / February 3, 2016 @ 2:48 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.9 km (39 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 217 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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