A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia (62 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 230.63 km (143 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 128.5567° East, latitude 2.4535° North, depth = 230.63 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:46:17 / 9:46 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005z6l. Event ids that are associated: us20005z6l. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/05/16 / 2016-05-30 12:46:17 / May 30, 2016 @ 12:46 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 100 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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