A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 95 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (59 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 127.1718 East, latitude 1.9132 North, depth = 78.24 km. The temblor was reported at 17:50:14 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 17:50:14 / June 12, 2020 @ 5:50 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000ae93. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ae93. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 78.24 km (49 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 95 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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