A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.5033 East, latitude -0.077 South, depth = 119.33 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 18:16:46 / November 7, 2016 @ 6:16 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us100076z2. Unique identifier: us100076z2. The temblor was picked up at 02:16:46 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 119.33 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 60 km SSE of Bilungala, Indonesia.
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