A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 139 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (86 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.3775 East, latitude 2.934 North, depth = 115.66 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:56:12 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.66 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/19 / 2019-09-14 14:56:12 / September 14, 2019 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60005lf6. Ids that are associated to the event: us60005lf6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 139 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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