A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Poigar in Indonesia on Friday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:12:01 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 269.96 km (168 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 124.1425° East, 1.3134° North, depth 269.96 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us100073zx. Ids that are associated to the event: us100073zx. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/16 / 2016-11-03 22:12:01 / November 3, 2016 @ 10:12 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Tondano, Manado (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twelve 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km NNW of Poigar, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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