A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Bitung in Indonesia. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:34:15 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/18 / 2018-10-13 04:34:15 / October 13, 2018 @ 4:34 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.4064 East, latitude 1.4641 North, depth = 105.53 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 105.53 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000hbhw. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hbhw.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tomohon, Manado, Tondano (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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