A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 126 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (78 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 127.15 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 128.1139 East, latitude 2.8712 North, depth = 127.15 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008fhr. Id of event: us70008fhr. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 02:20:06 / March 25, 2020 @ 2:20 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:20:06 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 126 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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