A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 167 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (104 miles). Exact location of event, depth 60.2 km, 126.5808° East, 2.22° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:20:12 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 10:20:12 / May 27, 2020 @ 10:20 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000a5u8. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a5u8. The epicenter was at a depth of 60.2 km (37 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 167 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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