A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 103 kilometers (64 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/19 / 2019-02-05 23:17:48 / February 5, 2019 @ 11:17 pm. Event id: us2000jdy8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jdy8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:17:48 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.4071 East, latitude 2.5794 North, depth = 74 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo. Epicenter of the event was 104 km (65 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 103 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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