A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Bitung in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 10/12/18 / 2018-12-10 13:47:16 / December 10, 2018 @ 1:47 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i5l5. Unique identifier: us1000i5l5. Exact location of event, depth 74.27 km, 125.3282° East, 0.9127° North. 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 74.27 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:47:16 / 9:47 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manado, Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Tomohon (min 5000 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 61 km SSE of Bitung, Indonesia.
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