A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:08:37 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 129.9 km (81 miles). Exact location of event, depth 129.9 km, 127.3207° East, 1.516° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7h8. Id of event: us6000d7h8. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 18:08:37 / January 11, 2021 @ 6:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sofifi, Ternate, Tobelo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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