A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 128 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (80 miles). Exact location of event, depth 51.85 km, 128.2003° East, 2.8765° North. The temblor was detected at 23:56:46 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.85 km (32 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/17 / 2017-01-23 14:56:46 / January 23, 2017 @ 2:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008i7f. Unique identifier: us20008i7f.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 128 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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