A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Manado in Indonesia on Wednesday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:51:28 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10004fpg. Event ids that are associated: us10004fpg. Exact location, longitude 124.161° East, latitude 1.8743° North, depth = 297.23 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 297.23 km (185 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 20:51:28 / January 19, 2016 @ 8:51 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tomohon, Manado (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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 87 km WNW of Manado, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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