A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 140 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (87 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 127.2908 East, latitude 2.7758 North, depth = 54.85 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:08:35 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.85 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000d3z8. Event ids that are associated: us6000d3z8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 10:08:35 / December 29, 2020 @ 10:08 am UTC/GMT.
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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 140 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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