A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 178 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (111 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/05/19 / 2019-05-23 17:10:10 / May 23, 2019 @ 5:10 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003taj. Id of event: us70003taj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.89 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:10:10 / 1:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 103.89 km, 126.5735° East, 2.4445° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 178 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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