A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/03/18 / 2018-03-27 07:59:34 / March 27, 2018 @ 7:59 am. Event id: us1000d9gc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d9gc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 199.45 km (124 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 128.3387 East, latitude 2.5014 North, depth = 199.45 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:59:34 / 4:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby 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 eight and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 92 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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