A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 218 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (135 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 20:15:08 / January 11, 2017 @ 8:15 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:15:08 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 21.94 km (14 miles). Event id: us10007slu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007slu. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.6277 East, latitude 3.6015 North, depth = 21.94 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 218 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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