A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Event id: us6000ah70. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ah70. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.4382 East, latitude 1.5964 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:04:01 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 03:04:01 / June 16, 2020 @ 3:04 am.
Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 49 km ESE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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