A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Tomohon in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.31 km (16 miles). Unique identifier: us7000dhnh. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhnh. The temblor was picked up at 12:50:02 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/21 / 2021-03-10 12:50:02 / March 10, 2021 @ 12:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 124.5383° East, latitude 0.9624° North, depth = 25.31 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bitung, Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Manado (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 76 km (47 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 one and in the last 365 days eighteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km SW of Tomohon, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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