A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 138 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (86 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.5 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008hla. Id of event: us60008hla. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.9729 East, latitude 2.9818 North, depth = 112.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 03:27:53 / March 18, 2020 @ 3:27 am. The temblor was picked up at 12:27:53 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 138 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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