A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.78 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/15 / 2015-10-18 12:44:16 / October 18, 2015 @ 12:44 pm. Exact location, longitude 128.5732° East, latitude 2.2735° North, depth = 49.78 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003qy8. Unique identifier: us10003qy8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:44:16 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 86 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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