A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 98 kilometers (61 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000blfj. Unique identifier: us2000blfj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 186.6 km (116 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:00:58 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 15:00:58 / November 10, 2017 @ 3:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 128.3692 East, latitude 2.5385 North, depth = 186.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 98 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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