A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 156 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (97 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 127.185° East, latitude 2.8736° North, depth = 36.87 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600089hi. Id of event: us600089hi. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.87 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 00:34:00 / February 26, 2020 @ 12:34 am. The temblor was reported at 08:34:00 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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