A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Molibagu in Indonesia on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100.42 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:26:33 / 3:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 100.42 km, 123.6233° East, 0.0212° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 07:26:33 / February 5, 2017 @ 7:26 am. Unique identifier: us20008kh4. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008kh4.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 85 km (53 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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