A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 127.3633° East, 1.6819° North, depth 103.46 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:26:54 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 02:26:54 / September 10, 2016 @ 2:26 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.46 km (64 miles). Unique identifier: us10006nid. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006nid.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo.
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 72 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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