A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 142 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (88 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 20/05/19 / 2019-05-20 18:22:44 / May 20, 2019 @ 6:22 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70003nm5. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003nm5. Exact location, longitude 126.8459° East, latitude 2.2763° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:22:44 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 142 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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