A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Laikit in Laikit II (Dimembe) in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 124.9372° East, latitude 2.2524° North, depth = 217.47 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 00:47:12 / February 14, 2017 @ 12:47 am. Unique identifier: us20008jlg. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008jlg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:47:12 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 217.47 km (135 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bitung, Manado, Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (min 5000 pop).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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