A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 204 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (127 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008m3v. Unique identifier: us20008m3v. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5905 East, latitude 2.9016 North, depth = 68.53 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:28:07 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.53 km (43 miles). Global time and date of event 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 22:28:07 / February 15, 2017 @ 10:28 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 204 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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