A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cn0z. Unique identifier: us7000cn0z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.44 km (23 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:53:25 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 127.9829° East, 2.5017° North, depth 36.44 km. Global time and date of event 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 06:53:25 / December 1, 2020 @ 6:53 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo. Nearby 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 eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 85 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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