A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100097ua. Unique identifier: us100097ua. Exact location of earthquake, 123.4212° East, -0.1022° South, depth 139.75 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/07/17 / 2017-07-03 15:55:22 / July 3, 2017 @ 3:55 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:55:22 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139.75 km (87 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, 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 occurred nearby.
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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 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: 58 km SSE of Bilungala, Indonesia.
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