A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 00:42:05 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 00:42:05 / December 5, 2020 @ 12:42 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 115.86 km (72 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.5033 East, latitude 1.6433 North, depth = 115.86 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000cpha. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpha.
The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km W of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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