A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 152 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia (94 miles). Unique identifier: us10005j3b. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005j3b. Exact location of earthquake, 126.6629° East, 1.9849° North, depth 46.02 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 03:04:09 / May 21, 2016 @ 3:04 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.02 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:04:09 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). 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. 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 four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 152 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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