A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Tompasobaru in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.6604 East, latitude 0.7472 North, depth = 126.05 km. The temblor was reported at 09:28:40 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 126.05 km (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009g1a. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009g1a. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 01:28:40 / May 7, 2020 @ 1:28 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Manado, Tondano (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 28 km SE of Tompasobaru, Indonesia.
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