A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 128.5159° East, latitude 2.4289° North, depth = 235.24 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 235.24 km (146 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:11:19 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000arqv. Unique identifier: us2000arqv. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 05:11:19 / September 8, 2017 @ 5:11 am.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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