A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Event id: us2000hjqw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hjqw. The temblor was detected at 01:15:48 / 1:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 110.19 km (68 miles). Exact location of event, depth 110.19 km, 127.2887° East, 1.7966° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/09/18 / 2018-09-17 17:15:48 / September 17, 2018 @ 5:15 pm.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 80 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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