A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 06:01:38 / October 18, 2020 @ 6:01 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:01:38 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.99 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.225 East, latitude 2.5228 North, depth = 56.99 km. Unique identifier: us6000c94q. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c94q.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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