A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 97 kilometers (60 miles) from Bitung in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 125.9757 East, latitude 1.0768 North, depth = 101.28 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 101.28 km (63 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vny. Id of event: us10007vny. The temblor was detected at 19:29:18 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 11:29:18 / January 27, 2017 @ 11:29 am.
Event epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bitung (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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