A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 235 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (146 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62.41 km (39 miles). Exact location of event, depth 62.41 km, 128.415° East, 3.8184° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:53:01 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/10/17 / 2017-10-03 19:53:01 / October 3, 2017 @ 7:53 pm. Unique identifier: us1000apnw. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000apnw.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 235 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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