A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Tilamuta in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 18:11:36 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10004c4y. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004c4y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 10:11:36 / January 6, 2016 @ 10:11 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 87.34 km (54 miles). Exact location, longitude 122.3206° East, latitude 0.6071° North, depth = 87.34 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km NNW of Tilamuta, Indonesia.
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