A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 127.1925° East, latitude 1.7286° North, depth = 93.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008eb9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008eb9. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:13:42 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/03/17 / 2017-03-28 20:13:42 / March 28, 2017 @ 8:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 93.99 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 90 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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