A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 110 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (68 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 128.128 East, latitude 2.7196 North, depth = 78.85 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aawc. Id of event: us2000aawc. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 13:54:24 / August 17, 2017 @ 1:54 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 78.85 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:54:24 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 110 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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