A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, 127.6843° East, 2.0295° North, depth 190.12 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:45:13 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 190.12 km (118 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009llf. Id of event: us70009llf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 16:45:13 / May 13, 2020 @ 4:45 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 49 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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