A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 232 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (144 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.9846 East, latitude 3.8293 North, depth = 107.48 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:54:57 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 107.48 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000at26. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000at26. Global time and date of event 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 08:54:57 / September 22, 2017 @ 8:54 am UTC/GMT. 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. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 232 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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