A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 237.88 km (148 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:27:07 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bing. Event ids that are associated: us7000bing. Exact location of earthquake, 128.3029° East, 2.4737° North, depth 237.88 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 22:27:07 / September 5, 2020 @ 10:27 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 88 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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