A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 100 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:29:18 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 177.14 km (110 miles). Exact location of event, depth 177.14 km, 128.5234° East, 2.4771° North. Unique identifier: us7000bhuw. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bhuw. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 21:29:18 / September 1, 2020 @ 9:29 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 100 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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