A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 114 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (71 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/19 / 2019-08-25 18:58:48 / August 25, 2019 @ 6:58 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:58:48 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 127.111° East, latitude 2.2402° North, depth = 55.97 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.97 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70005a8h. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005a8h.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 114 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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