A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us20004h2r. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004h2r. Exact location of event, depth 43.32 km, 128.6473° East, 2.249° North. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:29:04 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.32 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/12/15 / 2015-12-10 08:29:04 / December 10, 2015 @ 8:29 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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-three 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 91 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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