A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 04:33:36 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 125.7 km (78 miles). Exact location of event, depth 125.7 km, 127.5585° East, 1.7115° North. Id of earthquake: us1000eek7. Event ids that are associated: us1000eek7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/05/18 / 2018-05-25 19:33:36 / May 25, 2018 @ 7:33 pm.
Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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