A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia. Exact location of event, depth 228.96 km, 128.4774° East, 2.0437° North. The temblor was picked up at 20:19:00 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 20:19:00 / February 24, 2021 @ 8:19 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000deme. Id of event: us7000deme. The epicenter was at a depth of 228.96 km (142 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tobelo. Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 62 km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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