A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Friday. Unique identifier: us10008f7v. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008f7v. The temblor was detected at 15:00:56 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 06:00:56 / March 31, 2017 @ 6:00 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 136.55 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.4227 East, latitude 1.8312 North, depth = 136.55 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 66 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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