A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 234 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (145 miles). 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 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/20 / 2020-07-06 07:34:08 / July 6, 2020 @ 7:34 am. Exact location of event, longitude 126.9811 East, latitude 3.5844 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 07:34:08 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000aleq. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aleq.
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 234 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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