A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Boroko in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us20009p8g. Event ids that are associated: us20009p8g. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.2278 East, latitude 0.8531 North, depth = 53.51 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 53.51 km (33 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 11:55:57 / June 23, 2017 @ 11:55 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:55:57 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo.
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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 7 km SW of Boroko, Indonesia.
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