A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 14:03:46 / January 3, 2016 @ 2:03 pm. Exact location of event, depth 151.2 km, 123.1187° East, -0.0696° South. Unique identifier: us10004dz6. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004dz6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 151.2 km (94 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:03:46 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo. Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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