A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Lolak in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 264.7 km (164 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100087g7. Id of event: us100087g7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.8316 East, latitude 0.7988 North, depth = 264.7 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 12:31:03 / March 7, 2017 @ 12:31 pm. The temblor was reported at 20:31:03 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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