A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Tuesday. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:58:42 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007lfz. Id of event: us60007lfz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 160.17 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 09:58:42 / January 21, 2020 @ 9:58 am. Exact location of earthquake, 128.0775° East, 2.5084° North, depth 160.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo. Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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