A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 20:38:47 / November 22, 2016 @ 8:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 128.0783 East, latitude 1.3489 North, depth = 161.48 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007bjp. Unique identifier: us10007bjp. The temblor was picked up at 05:38:47 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 161.48 km (100 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sofifi, Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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