A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Bitung in Indonesia on Saturday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:00:23 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000eq34. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000eq34. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/06/18 / 2018-06-08 20:00:23 / June 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.29 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 22.29 km, 125.4773° East, 0.8177° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tomohon, Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Tondano (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 93 km (58 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 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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