A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:48:05 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 128.2282° East, 2.4906° North, depth 81.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008gke. Unique identifier: us60008gke. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 07:48:05 / March 11, 2020 @ 7:48 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.1 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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