A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, 128.2411° East, 2.4601° North, depth 83.05 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 83.05 km (52 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000g9p3. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000g9p3. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:03:19 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/18 / 2018-07-20 12:03:19 / July 20, 2018 @ 12:03 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 84 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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