A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Laikit in Laikit II (Dimembe) in Indonesia on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 18:30:15 / February 29, 2020 @ 6:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008adc. Unique identifier: us60008adc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 159.14 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 125.0063 East, latitude 2.1178 North, depth = 159.14 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:30:15 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tomohon, Tondano, Bitung (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 69 km N of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Indonesia.
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