A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us6000cakq. Event ids that are associated: us6000cakq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 10:47:44 / October 15, 2020 @ 10:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 128.1055° East, latitude 2.4239° North, depth = 132.03 km. The temblor was reported at 10:47:44 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 132.03 km (82 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo. Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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