A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.28 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/10/19 / 2019-10-28 04:07:47 / October 28, 2019 @ 4:07 am. 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 13:07:47 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 128.447 East, latitude 2.5164 North, depth = 33.28 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us600063u2. Unique identifier: us600063u2.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 100 km (62 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 four and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 99 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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