A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Pimpi in Indonesia on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 236.44 km (147 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 123.6023° East, 0.5048° North, depth 236.44 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 15:34:34 / January 30, 2017 @ 3:34 pm. Unique identifier: us20008jn5. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008jn5. The temblor was detected at 23:34:34 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (38 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 42 km S of Pimpi, Indonesia.
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