A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tondano in Indonesia on Friday. Unique identifier: us10003js9. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003js9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.0444 East, latitude 1.2529 North, depth = 114.81 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 15:51:54 / October 2, 2015 @ 3:51 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.81 km (71 miles). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:51:54 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manado, Bitung, Tomohon (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 15 km ESE of Tondano, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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