A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007eut. Id of event: us60007eut. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.2703 East, latitude 1.989 North, depth = 126.08 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 05:39:19 / January 13, 2020 @ 5:39 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:39:19 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.08 km (78 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 40 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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