A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 128.5733 East, latitude 2.3178 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20009nr6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nr6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 14:47:46 / June 20, 2017 @ 2:47 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:47:46 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 90 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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