A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 170 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (106 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 19:31:28 / January 29, 2021 @ 7:31 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.55 km (12 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 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:31:28 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.7698° East, latitude 2.6278° North, depth = 18.55 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dd2d. Id of event: us6000dd2d.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 170 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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