A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Luwuk in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 101.41 km (63 miles). Event id: us10008szv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008szv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:43:06 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/05/17 / 2017-05-17 10:43:06 / May 17, 2017 @ 10:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 122.8613° East, -0.2546° South, depth 101.41 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo, Luwuk (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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