A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.3719 East, latitude 2.3482 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/06/20 / 2020-06-14 04:57:46 / June 14, 2020 @ 4:57 am. Event id: us6000abk5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000abk5. The temblor was reported at 04:57:46 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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