A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Bitung in Indonesia on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118.91 km (74 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/19 / 2019-09-19 06:46:23 / September 19, 2019 @ 6:46 am. Exact location of event, depth 118.91 km, 125.4146° East, 2.095° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:46:23 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005kt8. Id of event: us60005kt8.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manado, Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Bitung. The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km NNE of Bitung, Indonesia.
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