A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 149 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (93 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 126.8471° East, 2.4152° North, depth 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/06/17 / 2017-06-13 16:10:20 / June 13, 2017 @ 4:10 pm. Id of earthquake: us20009m59. Event ids that are associated: us20009m59. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:10:20 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 149 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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