A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:47:11 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 133.35 km, 127.4694° East, 1.7101° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 133.35 km (83 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/06/20 / 2020-06-08 08:47:11 / June 8, 2020 @ 8:47 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000aawf. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000aawf.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 60 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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