A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Molibagu in Indonesia. Exact location of event, depth 130.42 km, 123.6454° East, 0.0914° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 130.42 km (81 miles). Unique identifier: us20008tte. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008tte. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:10:15 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 20:10:15 / March 15, 2017 @ 8:10 pm.
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). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 49 km SW of Molibagu, Indonesia.
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