A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 185 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (115 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/07/17 / 2017-07-07 19:04:37 / July 7, 2017 @ 7:04 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:04:37 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009w0r. Id of event: us20009w0r. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56.45 km (35 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.7029° East, latitude 2.7644° North, depth = 56.45 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 185 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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