A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 59.25 km (37 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.2234 East, latitude 2.1282 North, depth = 59.25 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/17 / 2017-10-27 00:50:53 / October 27, 2017 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000bhwn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bhwn. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:50:53 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
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 fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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