A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 229 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (142 miles). 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 27.95 km (17 miles). Exact location, longitude 128.7398° East, latitude 3.6707° North, depth = 27.95 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 01:20:18 / January 13, 2019 @ 1:20 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000j3et. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j3et. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:20:18 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 229 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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