A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Bitung in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 05:40:06 / 5:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 54.55 km, 125.519° East, 1.8778° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000dqyb. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dqyb. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/04/18 / 2018-04-23 21:40:06 / April 23, 2018 @ 9:40 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 54.55 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tondano, Manado, Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 60 km NE of Bitung, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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