A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 223 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (139 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005uuq. Unique identifier: us70005uuq. The temblor was reported at 09:56:32 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 01:56:32 / October 17, 2019 @ 1:56 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 126.8324° East, 3.3642° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 223 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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