A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/17 / 2017-08-15 23:35:11 / August 15, 2017 @ 11:35 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000a9fv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a9fv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 117.57 km (73 miles). Exact location, longitude 128.2192° East, latitude 1.8633° North, depth = 117.57 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:35:11 / 8:35 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo. The epicenter was 28 km (17 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km ENE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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