A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 214 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (133 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:35:23 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 12:35:23 / October 28, 2020 @ 12:35 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000c9rv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c9rv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.4 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 126.65 East, latitude 3.0999 North, depth = 48.4 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 214 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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