A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 153 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (95 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.37 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bciv. Unique identifier: us6000bciv. Global time and date of event 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 07:56:11 / August 11, 2020 @ 7:56 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.8777 East, latitude 2.5148 North, depth = 48.37 km. The temblor was detected at 07:56:11 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter).
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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 153 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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