A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Bitung in Indonesia on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009xhv. Unique identifier: us20009xhv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 110.99 km (69 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 22:31:35 / July 12, 2017 @ 10:31 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:31:35 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.9778 East, latitude 1.4585 North, depth = 110.99 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bitung. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 88 km E of Bitung, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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