A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 09:47:48 / June 14, 2017 @ 9:47 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 128.1657° East, latitude 2.5871° North, depth = 51.92 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:47:48 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 51.92 km (32 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009meb. Event ids that are associated: us20009meb.
Earthquake epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 96 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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