A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/18 / 2018-09-19 19:53:56 / September 19, 2018 @ 7:53 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 127.3597 East, latitude 1.6914 North, depth = 125.04 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hha4. Id of event: us2000hha4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 125.04 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:53:56 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seventy-nine 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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