A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 04:52:02 / April 26, 2017 @ 4:52 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 13:52:02 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 128.108° East, 1.3806° North, depth 96.51 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008kxh. Id of event: us10008kxh. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.51 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ternate, Sofifi, Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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