A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Laikit in Laikit II (Dimembe) in Indonesia. Event id: us1000dckf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dckf. Exact location, longitude 124.9438° East, latitude 1.6338° North, depth = 191.7 km. Global time and date of event 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 19:23:57 / April 2, 2018 @ 7:23 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 191.7 km (119 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:23:57 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tomohon, Tondano, Bitung (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 20 km (12 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km NNW of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Indonesia.
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