A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 103 kilometers (64 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Thursday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:11:02 / 11:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 99.14 km (62 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 03:11:02 / November 9, 2017 @ 3:11 am. Exact location of event, longitude 127.094 East, latitude 1.8944 North, depth = 99.14 km. Unique identifier: us2000bkp8. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bkp8. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 103 km (64 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). 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 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-five 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 103 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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