A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 165 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (103 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.04 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 34.04 km, 126.5923° East, 2.1852° North. The temblor was picked up at 07:40:13 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20007flu. Event ids that are associated: us20007flu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/16 / 2016-10-14 23:40:13 / October 14, 2016 @ 11:40 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 165 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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