A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 07:11:23 / January 29, 2016 @ 7:11 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.67 km (23 miles). Id of earthquake: us20004vfy. Event ids that are associated: us20004vfy. The temblor was reported at 16:11:23 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 128.6172° East, 1.7105° North, depth 36.67 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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