A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 127.4054° East, latitude 1.6945° North, depth = 131.39 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 131.39 km (82 miles). Global time and date of event 12/09/19 / 2019-09-12 22:16:49 / September 12, 2019 @ 10:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60005lbx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005lbx. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:16:49 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 67 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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