A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, 128.2625° East, 1.426° North, depth 83.68 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:56:31 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 83.68 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000at6l. Id of event: us7000at6l. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 01:56:31 / July 15, 2020 @ 1:56 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 43 km SE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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