A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 215 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (134 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008k7i. Id of event: us20008k7i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 20:10:59 / February 2, 2017 @ 8:10 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.9 km (35 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:10:59 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.6513° East, 3.1238° North, depth 55.9 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 215 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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