A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 160 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (99 miles). Event id: us6000c0ib. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c0ib. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/20 / 2020-09-19 18:46:51 / September 19, 2020 @ 6:46 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.1 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:46:51 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 126.7581 East, latitude 2.4442 North, depth = 40.1 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 160 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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