Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Tobelo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.9556S, 126.6962WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 148 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia (92 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 00:05:52 / August 23, 2020 @ 12:05 am. Exact location of event, depth 73.75 km, 126.6962° East, 1.9556° North. 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: us7000bea9. Id of event: us7000bea9. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 73.75 km (46 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:05:52 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 148 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia.

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