A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 224 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (139 miles) on Saturday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:56:21 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.21 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/16 / 2016-04-16 07:56:21 / April 16, 2016 @ 7:56 am. Exact location of event, longitude 126.9521 East, latitude 3.4605 North, depth = 65.21 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005iys. Id of event: us20005iys. 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 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 224 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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