A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 103 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (64 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us20005yi3. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005yi3. Exact location of event, depth 123.2 km, 128.2524° East, 2.6299° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:39:49 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 123.2 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/16 / 2016-05-27 13:39:49 / May 27, 2016 @ 1:39 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 103 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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