A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us100097wc. Event ids that are associated: us100097wc. Exact location of earthquake, 128.1039° East, 2.4493° North, depth 183.31 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:16:46 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 07:16:46 / July 2, 2017 @ 7:16 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 183.31 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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