A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Poigar in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 124.0221 East, latitude 1.582 North, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005efy. Unique identifier: us20005efy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:13:58 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 11:13:58 / April 4, 2016 @ 11:13 am.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manado, Tomohon.
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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: 71 km NNW of Poigar, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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