A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 243 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (151 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005dv3. Id of event: us20005dv3. Global time and date of event 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 07:23:50 / April 1, 2016 @ 7:23 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:23:50 / 4:23 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 62.47 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 128.2719° East, latitude 3.9185° North, depth = 62.47 km. 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 243 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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