A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location of event, depth 108.47 km, 127.3385° East, 2.2731° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.47 km (67 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000beqt. Id of event: us7000beqt. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:10:29 / 8:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/20 / 2020-08-29 08:10:29 / August 29, 2020 @ 8:10 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 95 km NW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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