A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/05/19 / 2019-05-29 22:13:44 / May 29, 2019 @ 10:13 pm. Unique identifier: us70003sy0. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003sy0. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:13:44 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.4192° East, latitude 2.1344° North, depth = 76.22 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76.22 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 63 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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