A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 221 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (137 miles). Exact location of event, depth 59.14 km, 127.2152° East, 3.5689° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:30:53 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 59.14 km (37 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009q2c. Id of event: us20009q2c. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 21:30:53 / June 21, 2017 @ 9:30 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 221 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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