A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 285 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (177 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:14:37 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.0701 East, latitude 4.3119 North, depth = 58.85 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009nik. Unique identifier: us70009nik. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 19:14:37 / May 18, 2020 @ 7:14 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.85 km (37 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 285 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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