A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 232 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (144 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:13:51 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.7672° East, latitude 3.419° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e818. Id of event: us1000e818. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/18 / 2018-05-16 00:13:51 / May 16, 2018 @ 12:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 232 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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