A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000brsl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000brsl. The temblor was reported at 18:43:29 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/11/17 / 2017-11-20 10:43:29 / November 20, 2017 @ 10:43 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 106.28 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 127.3646° East, 1.7806° North, depth 106.28 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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