A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Halmahera, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Halmahera, Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 159.61 km (99 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 02:59:33 / July 17, 2017 @ 2:59 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009yzj. Id of event: us20009yzj. The temblor was detected at 02:59:33 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 128.0848 East, latitude 2.5432 North, depth = 159.61 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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