A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 95 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia (59 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.85 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:26:49 / 6:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000bnv5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bnv5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 10:26:49 / November 5, 2017 @ 10:26 am. Exact location of event, longitude 127.1543 East, latitude 1.6464 North, depth = 114.85 km.
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 95 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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