A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 127.9313° East, latitude 2.3997° North, depth = 93.93 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 93.93 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 09/01/17 / 2017-01-09 23:06:31 / January 9, 2017 @ 11:06 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:06:31 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007vi3. Event ids that are associated: us10007vi3.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 74 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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