A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 237 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (147 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 126.634° East, 3.3731° North, depth 63.35 km. The temblor was detected at 08:35:00 / 8:35 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/10/17 / 2017-10-22 00:35:00 / October 22, 2017 @ 12:35 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000aym2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aym2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.35 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 237 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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