A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:11:14 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.84 km (60 miles). Unique identifier: us70003wdi. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003wdi. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/05/19 / 2019-05-29 21:11:14 / May 29, 2019 @ 9:11 pm. Exact location of event, depth 96.84 km, 128.2722° East, 2.0755° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 48 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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