A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 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 temblor was reported at 03:36:32 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 127.4844 East, latitude 1.8189 North, depth = 125.73 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 18:36:32 / October 30, 2019 @ 6:36 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 125.73 km (78 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600068pw. Id of event: us600068pw.
Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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