A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 00:43:44 / 12:43 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000bdi5. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bdi5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.23 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 00:43:44 / August 27, 2020 @ 12:43 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.1865 East, latitude 2.0141 North, depth = 41.23 km.
Event epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 96 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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