A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 121.83 km (76 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000h65r. Event ids that are associated: us2000h65r. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 18:29:04 / August 31, 2018 @ 6:29 pm. The temblor was picked up at 03:29:04 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 127.5508° East, 1.8967° North, depth 121.83 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (34 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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