A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 09:57:26 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009dk2. Unique identifier: us70009dk2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 137.62 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 127.4597° East, 1.8238° North, depth 137.62 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 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 00:57:26 / May 10, 2020 @ 12:57 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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