A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 128.7255° East, latitude 2.1748° North, depth = 40.88 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2tf. Unique identifier: us7000d2tf. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 04:08:41 / January 24, 2021 @ 4:08 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 40.88 km (25 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:08:41 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tobelo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km ENE of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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