A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 202 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (126 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008m1a. Id of event: us10008m1a. Exact location, longitude 128.1485° East, latitude 3.5569° North, depth = 97.55 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 16:50:28 / April 29, 2017 @ 4:50 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 97.55 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:50:28 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 202 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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