A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 76.08 km (47 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.0169 East, latitude -0.1853 South, depth = 76.08 km. Id of earthquake: us20008j12. Event ids that are associated: us20008j12. The temblor was picked up at 02:28:02 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Bilungala in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 18:28:02 / February 10, 2017 @ 6:28 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luwuk, Gorontalo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 66 km SSW of Bilungala, Indonesia.
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