A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 157 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (98 miles). Exact location, longitude 127.1735° East, latitude 2.8813° North, depth = 10 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:50:43 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007qxh. Unique identifier: us70007qxh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 16:50:43 / February 15, 2020 @ 4:50 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 157 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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