A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 30/09/17 / 2017-09-30 10:30:02 / September 30, 2017 @ 10:30 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:30:02 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 128.7797 East, latitude 1.8973 North, depth = 37.67 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ax5m. Id of event: us2000ax5m. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.67 km (23 miles).
Event epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 87 km ENE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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