A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 08:05:09 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100097tg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100097tg. Exact location of event, depth 230.95 km, 127.8165° East, 2.0184° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 23:05:09 / July 1, 2017 @ 11:05 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 230.95 km (144 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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