A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Tobelo in Indonesia on Sunday. Event id: us7000ddn6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddn6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123.8 km (77 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:41:35 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 127.4726° East, 1.498° North, depth 123.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 21:41:35 / February 21, 2021 @ 9:41 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sofifi, Ternate, Tobelo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Tobelo (c. 10 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km WSW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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