A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 15:01:33 / August 1, 2020 @ 3:01 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b804. Id of event: us6000b804. The temblor was detected at 15:01:33 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 99.52 km, 127.4244° East, 1.8199° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.52 km (62 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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