A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 111.61 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000dh21. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dh21. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 127.4115° East, latitude 1.5943° North, depth = 111.61 km. Global time and date of event 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 09:01:03 / February 7, 2021 @ 9:01 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:01:03 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ternate, Tobelo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (56 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km WSW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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