Light earthquake of magnitude 4.6 just reported 65 km northeast of Tobelo, Indonesia
mar, 12 ene 2021, 12:1112:11 PM | POR: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 12 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Tobelo, Kabupaten Halmahera Utara, North Maluku, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded in the evening on Tuesday 12 January 2021 at 8:51 pm local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 223 km below the surface.
4.6 quake 12 Jan 8:51 pm (GMT +9)
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG), the first seismological agency to report it.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Tobelo (pop. 10,000, 65 km away), the quake was probably not felt.
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lo he sentido este terremoto
Fecha & hora: 12 Jan 2021 8:51 pm (GMT +9) local time (12 Jan 2021 11:51 GMT)
Prof.: 223.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 2.2°N / 128.36°E (North Maluku, Indonesia)
Fuente primaria de datos: BMKG
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