A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 220 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (137 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47 km (29 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cs49. Id of event: us7000cs49. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 126.6872° East, 3.2161° North, depth 47 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 21:46:39 / December 14, 2020 @ 9:46 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:46:39 / 9:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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