A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 148 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (92 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005j3c. Unique identifier: us10005j3c. The temblor was detected at 11:06:51 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.57 km (30 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 03:06:51 / May 21, 2016 @ 3:06 am. Exact location of event, depth 47.57 km, 126.7168° East, 2.0745° North. 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. 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 four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 148 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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