A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 256 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (159 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 127.6849° East, 4.0279° North, depth 151.32 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/12/18 / 2018-12-15 09:46:49 / December 15, 2018 @ 9:46 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:46:49 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 151.32 km (94 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000iveg. Unique identifier: us2000iveg.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 256 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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