A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 03:42:49 / February 10, 2017 @ 3:42 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008le9. Id of event: us20008le9. The temblor was detected at 12:42:49 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 106.06 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 128.0302 East, latitude 1.2287 North, depth = 106.06 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ternate, Sofifi, Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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