A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 205 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (127 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.94 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:22:54 / 2:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.5642° East, latitude 3.5022° North, depth = 42.94 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 14:22:54 / July 5, 2020 @ 2:22 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000al9w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000al9w.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 205 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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