A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 114 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (71 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 15:11:10 / 3:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20005de9. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005de9. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 138.19 km (86 miles). Global time and date of event 24/03/16 / 2016-03-24 06:11:10 / March 24, 2016 @ 6:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 127.9239° East, 2.7565° North, depth 138.19 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-six 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. 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: 114 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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