A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Bitung in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 133.95 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 125.3654° East, latitude 2.274° North, depth = 133.95 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:14:55 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us200050ht. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200050ht. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 05:14:55 / February 16, 2016 @ 5:14 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Bitung (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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