A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Sidomulyo in Indonesia on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 22:34:06 / April 5, 2016 @ 10:34 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:34:06 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005hh2. Id of event: us20005hh2. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 122.6447° East, 1.2495° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 66 km N of Sidomulyo, Indonesia.
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