A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 109 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (68 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 128.4831 East, latitude 2.6004 North, depth = 60 km. Id of earthquake: us10006qlr. Event ids that are associated: us10006qlr. Global time and date of event 18/09/16 / 2016-09-18 05:54:15 / September 18, 2016 @ 5:54 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 14:54:15 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 109 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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