A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Halmahera, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Halmahera, Indonesia. Unique identifier: us10009598. Ids that are associated to the event: us10009598. The temblor was picked up at 18:38:05 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.4672° East, latitude 1.997° North, depth = 132.12 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 132.12 km (82 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 18:38:05 / June 23, 2017 @ 6:38 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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