A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 160 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (99 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 67.53 km (42 miles). Global time and date of event 13/04/18 / 2018-04-13 16:22:27 / April 13, 2018 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:22:27 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.0613° East, latitude 3.1799° North, depth = 67.53 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dztj. Id of event: us2000dztj.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-three 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 160 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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