A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Manado in Indonesia on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.6 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008igy. Unique identifier: us20008igy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 124.7886° East, latitude 2.1812° North, depth = 65.6 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/17 / 2017-01-24 07:24:25 / January 24, 2017 @ 7:24 am. The temblor was reported at 15:24:25 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bitung, Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Manado (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 77 km N of Manado, Indonesia.
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