A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 25/05/17 / 2017-05-25 08:43:02 / May 25, 2017 @ 8:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 154.36 km, 123.2075° East, -0.0477° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 154.36 km (96 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:43:02 / 4:43 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008wuw. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008wuw.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 47 km S of Bilungala, Indonesia.
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