A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Sidomulyo in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 20:49:17 / August 26, 2017 @ 8:49 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.5962 East, latitude 1.257 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000ac3m. Event ids that are associated: us2000ac3m. The temblor was picked up at 04:49:17 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km N of Sidomulyo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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