A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location of event, depth 81.41 km, 128.2316° East, 1.472° North. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:30:05 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). 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 81.41 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/02/19 / 2019-02-13 18:30:05 / February 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jnla. Id of event: us2000jnla.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (23 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 37 km SE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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