A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 125 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (78 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 128.1347 East, latitude 2.8563 North, depth = 163.76 km. Unique identifier: us7000ddki. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddki. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 163.76 km (102 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 08:47:43 / February 20, 2021 @ 8:47 am. The temblor was reported at 08:47:43 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 125 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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