A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 256 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (159 miles) on Saturday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:09:53 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000a1ey. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a1ey. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.67 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 16:09:53 / July 21, 2017 @ 4:09 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 127.2376° East, 3.9106° North, depth 55.67 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 256 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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