A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 195 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (121 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 55.11 km (34 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/17 / 2017-01-13 21:48:12 / January 13, 2017 @ 9:48 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vt8. Id of event: us10007vt8. Exact location of event, depth 55.11 km, 126.8906° East, 3.0943° North. The temblor was reported at 05:48:12 / 5:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 195 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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