A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 240 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia (149 miles). Exact location of event, depth 40.89 km, 126.5105° East, 3.2974° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 11:21:22 / January 22, 2021 @ 11:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcy6. Id of event: us6000dcy6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.89 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:21:22 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 240 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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