A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 261 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (162 miles). Unique identifier: us20005e0x. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005e0x. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.12 km (20 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 20:42:12 / April 1, 2016 @ 8:42 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.2603 East, latitude 4.08 North, depth = 32.12 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:42:12 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 261 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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