A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Molibagu in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 23:00:05 / July 19, 2017 @ 11:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:00:05 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 247 km (153 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.6326 East, latitude 0.4898 North, depth = 247 km. Unique identifier: us2000a0sy. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a0sy.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km WNW of Molibagu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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