A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 128 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (80 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000d5s1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5s1. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.63 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 09:48:30 / December 23, 2020 @ 9:48 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:48:30 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.3389 East, latitude 2.6754 North, depth = 50.63 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
How would you describe the shaking?
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. 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: 128 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
Copyright © 2021 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.