A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 128.24 East, latitude 1.8552 North, depth = 95.02 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 09:57:39 / July 17, 2020 @ 9:57 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 95.02 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000aq8h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aq8h. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:57:39 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo. The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km ENE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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