A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 42.85 km (27 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/17 / 2017-11-18 19:13:07 / November 18, 2017 @ 7:13 pm. Unique identifier: us2000br4g. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000br4g. The temblor was picked up at 04:13:07 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 128.1451 East, latitude 2.355 North, depth = 42.85 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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