A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:30:48 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 15:30:48 / March 11, 2019 @ 3:30 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jjc9. Id of event: us1000jjc9. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 162.11 km (101 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 128.1104° East, 2.25° North, depth 162.11 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo. Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 58 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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