A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Halmahera, Indonesia (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000ck37. Event ids that are associated: us7000ck37. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.44 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:36:58 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/11/20 / 2020-11-23 17:36:58 / November 23, 2020 @ 5:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 127.6858 East, latitude -0.7533 South, depth = 33.44 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: Halmahera, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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