A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Dobo in Indonesia. Exact location of event, depth 18.79 km, 133.5171° East, -5.6659° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:22:42 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.79 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 22:22:42 / February 4, 2020 @ 10:22 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007pew. Id of event: us70007pew.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tual (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Tual (c. 39 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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