A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Bitung in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000ekdi. Event ids that are associated: us1000ekdi. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/06/18 / 2018-06-02 14:49:27 / June 2, 2018 @ 2:49 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 81.94 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:49:27 / 10:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 125.8092° East, 1.4242° North, depth 81.94 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Bitung (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 69 km E of Bitung, Indonesia.
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