A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/20 / 2020-06-17 17:48:17 / June 17, 2020 @ 5:48 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ahtx. Unique identifier: us6000ahtx. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:48:17 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 128.3647° East, latitude 1.9985° North, depth = 89.12 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.12 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-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.
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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. 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 NE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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