A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 07:43:05 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.55 km (71 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 128.259 East, latitude 1.9931 North, depth = 114.55 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 22:43:05 / August 14, 2019 @ 10:43 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000557x. Id of event: us6000557x.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo. Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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