A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Event id: us20009zyd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009zyd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 06:53:19 / July 23, 2017 @ 6:53 am. Exact location of event, depth 128.14 km, 128.1588° East, 1.8898° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:53:19 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 128.14 km (80 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 24 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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