A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 110 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (68 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 128.4545° East, latitude 2.6202° North, depth = 234.5 km. 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 234.5 km (146 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/20 / 2020-08-13 14:51:09 / August 13, 2020 @ 2:51 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000be21. Id of event: us6000be21. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:51:09 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 110 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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