A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 134 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (83 miles). 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 26.72 km (17 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004tiw. Id of event: us10004tiw. The temblor was detected at 15:10:44 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.8601° East, 2.1013° North, depth 26.72 km. Global time and date of event 29/02/16 / 2016-02-29 07:10:44 / February 29, 2016 @ 7:10 am UTC/GMT.
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 one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 134 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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