A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 152 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia (94 miles). Exact location of event, depth 56.4 km, 126.66° East, 1.9776° North. The temblor was detected at 18:40:34 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56.4 km (35 miles). Unique identifier: us10004tjy. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004tjy. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/02/16 / 2016-02-29 10:40:34 / February 29, 2016 @ 10:40 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 152 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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