A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 243 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (151 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 07:05:23 / May 22, 2020 @ 7:05 am. Event id: us70009n40. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009n40. Exact location of earthquake, 126.8114° East, 3.5675° North, depth 47.46 km. The temblor was reported at 15:05:23 / 3:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.46 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 243 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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