A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.85 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 16:32:51 / February 6, 2020 @ 4:32 pm. Id of earthquake: us70007k13. Event ids that are associated: us70007k13. The temblor was reported at 01:32:51 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.1732° East, latitude 1.4424° North, depth = 20.85 km.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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