A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 17:33:03 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d82a. Id of event: us6000d82a. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 17:33:03 / January 13, 2021 @ 5:33 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 128.2051 East, latitude 1.5706 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 28 km (17 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 27 km SE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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