A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 231.57 km (144 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 128.4622 East, latitude 2.3517 North, depth = 231.57 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d64r. Id of event: us6000d64r. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:01:45 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 02:01:45 / December 26, 2020 @ 2:01 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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