A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 112 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia (70 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:55:38 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 226.25 km (141 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/18 / 2018-10-13 02:55:38 / October 13, 2018 @ 2:55 am. Event id: us1000hdwl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hdwl. Exact location of event, longitude 128.6619 East, latitude 2.5003 North, depth = 226.25 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. 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: 112 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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