A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 135 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (84 miles). Exact location, longitude 128.1673° East, latitude 2.9464° North, depth = 130.23 km. Unique identifier: us10007ud0. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007ud0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/17 / 2017-01-03 14:54:30 / January 3, 2017 @ 2:54 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 130.23 km (81 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:54:30 / 11:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 135 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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