A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 145 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (90 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude 127.0354° East, latitude 2.6004° North, depth = 35 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:27:49 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event id: us7000as6p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000as6p. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 07:27:49 / July 21, 2020 @ 7:27 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 145 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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