A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 107 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (66 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 158.94 km (99 miles). Global time and date of event 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 02:54:43 / January 12, 2020 @ 2:54 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:54:43 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 128.2469° East, 2.6708° North, depth 158.94 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007es8. Id of event: us60007es8.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 107 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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