A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Event id: us10009954. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10009954. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 127.634° East, 1.6784° North, depth 180.65 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 05:47:29 / July 6, 2017 @ 5:47 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 180.65 km (112 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:47:29 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 42 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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