A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 145 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (90 miles) on Friday. Event id: us2000j2uc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j2uc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.89 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.8578° East, 2.346° North, depth 57.89 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/19 / 2019-01-11 03:35:33 / January 11, 2019 @ 3:35 am. The temblor was detected at 11:35:33 / 11:35 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen 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: 145 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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