A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 14:39:41 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/15 / 2015-10-08 06:39:41 / October 8, 2015 @ 6:39 am. Event id: us10003p35. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003p35. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 127.1581° East, 1.6716° North, depth 115.74 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 115.74 km (72 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 94 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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