A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.5576 East, latitude -0.0768 South, depth = 104.73 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 104.73 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 11:06:57 / April 2, 2016 @ 11:06 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gdq. Id of event: us20005gdq. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:06:57 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 63 km SE of Bilungala, Indonesia.
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