A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 15:37:20 / August 10, 2017 @ 3:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:37:20 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6y5. Unique identifier: us2000a6y5. Exact location of earthquake, 124.1445° East, 1.2342° North, depth 266.63 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 266.63 km (166 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 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), 96 km (60 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Tondano, Manado.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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