A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 223 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (139 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.5104 East, latitude 3.0754 North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600062b2. Id of event: us600062b2. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:32:55 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 01:32:55 / October 19, 2019 @ 1:32 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 223 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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