A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 18:42:04 / March 4, 2020 @ 6:42 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:42:04 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 127.505 East, latitude 1.7878 North, depth = 139.61 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008cka. Id of event: us60008cka. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139.61 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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