A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Tomohon in Indonesia on Saturday. Unique identifier: us6000bb63. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bb63. 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 127.47 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 124.7507° East, latitude 1.0661° North, depth = 127.47 km. Global time and date of event 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 16:57:03 / August 8, 2020 @ 4:57 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:57:03 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bitung, Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Manado. Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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