A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 236 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (147 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.853° East, 3.5252° North, depth 48.44 km. The temblor was reported at 06:29:18 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/19 / 2019-02-27 22:29:18 / February 27, 2019 @ 10:29 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000jce6. Event ids that are associated: us1000jce6. The epicenter was at a depth of 48.44 km (30 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 236 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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