A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.69 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008fvs. Id of event: us20008fvs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/17 / 2017-01-17 21:34:52 / January 17, 2017 @ 9:34 pm. Exact location, longitude 128.4346° East, latitude 1.6521° North, depth = 89.69 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:34:52 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo. Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). 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. Every 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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km E of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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