A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 108 kilometers (67 miles) from Laikit in Laikit II (Dimembe) in Indonesia on Friday. Event id: us7000d0ig. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0ig. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 90.2 km (56 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 125.9447° East, 1.5223° North, depth 90.2 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:00:01 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 23:00:01 / January 15, 2021 @ 11:00 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bitung (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 108 km E of Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Indonesia.
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