A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 137 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia (85 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 126.7905° East, 1.9419° North, depth 37.4 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.4 km (23 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:21:22 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 14:21:22 / December 9, 2019 @ 2:21 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006p7u. Id of event: us60006p7u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-three 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 137 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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