A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, 128.2429° East, 2.3979° North, depth 47.7 km. The temblor was reported at 12:15:47 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 03:15:47 / November 19, 2017 @ 3:15 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000br8g. Unique identifier: us2000br8g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 47.7 km (30 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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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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: 78 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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