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A 4.9-magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia.

Image Credit: Zenrin Earthstar Geographics

A few hours ago, a 4.9-magnitude earthquake struck near Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia at a depth of 203km below the epicenter at 9.14am local time.

The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the earthquake might be revised in the next few hours as seismologists review their data. No information regarding any damage has been reported yet. Based on preliminary data it is believed that the earthquake have not caused alot of damage.

Towns or cities that might have felt the earthquake include Tomohon (pop. 27,600) located 29 km from the epicenter, Tondano (pop. 33,300) 40 km away, Manado (pop. 451,900) 43 km away, Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (pop. 8,000) 54 km away, and Bitung (pop. 137,400) 74 km away.

More details to follow.

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