A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 149 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (93 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:54:59 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 11:54:59 / July 24, 2020 @ 11:54 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b3bx. Unique identifier: us6000b3bx. Exact location, longitude 126.7281° East, latitude 2.138° North, depth = 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 149 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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