A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 159 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (99 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 00:29:18 / June 27, 2017 @ 12:29 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.69 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us100096nr. Ids that are associated to the event: us100096nr. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:29:18 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.8388 East, latitude 2.5596 North, depth = 60.69 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 159 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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