A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 131 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (81 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000d5j8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d5j8. The temblor was reported at 11:31:52 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 02:31:52 / March 17, 2018 @ 2:31 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 159.57 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 128.399° East, 2.8546° North, depth 159.57 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 131 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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