A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Halmahera, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Halmahera, Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 128.287 East, latitude 2.1295 North, depth = 174.29 km. The temblor was detected at 22:30:12 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/10/18 / 2018-10-09 22:30:12 / October 9, 2018 @ 10:30 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000hcsy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hcsy. The epicenter was at a depth of 174.29 km (108 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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