A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us10006mrj. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006mrj. Global time and date of event 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 17:43:35 / September 4, 2016 @ 5:43 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.4842 East, latitude 0.5394 North, depth = 263.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:43:35 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 263.52 km (164 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km ENE of Bilungala, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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