A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 18:25:30 / July 18, 2017 @ 6:25 pm. Unique identifier: us20009xm8. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009xm8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:25:30 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.13 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.3305 East, latitude 0.7832 North, depth = 49.13 km.
Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia.
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