A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 127 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (79 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/05/16 / 2016-05-06 14:01:01 / May 6, 2016 @ 2:01 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:01:01 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 126.9908° East, 2.2493° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005h5k. Id of event: us10005h5k.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 127 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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