A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 219 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (136 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/17 / 2017-01-12 00:37:41 / January 12, 2017 @ 12:37 am. The temblor was detected at 09:37:41 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vri. Id of event: us10007vri. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 128.782° East, 3.5596° North, depth 10 km.
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 four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 219 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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