A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 187 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (116 miles). Unique identifier: us20008vbv. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008vbv. The temblor was detected at 21:32:31 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 62.72 km, 127.0692° East, 3.1401° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/03/17 / 2017-03-21 13:32:31 / March 21, 2017 @ 1:32 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.72 km (39 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 187 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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