A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Bitung in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 04/10/19 / 2019-10-04 00:45:57 / October 4, 2019 @ 12:45 am UTC/GMT. 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 56.74 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70005qj2. Event ids that are associated: us70005qj2. Exact location of event, longitude 125.7841 East, latitude 1.3757 North, depth = 56.74 km. The temblor was reported at 08:45:57 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tondano, Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Bitung (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (41 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop).
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 one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km E of Bitung, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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