A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 128.4573° East, latitude 1.9008° North, depth = 53.05 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 53.05 km (33 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 04:01:50 / December 2, 2020 @ 4:01 am. The temblor was picked up at 04:01:50 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cn2g. Unique identifier: us7000cn2g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 53 km ENE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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