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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Bilungala in Indonesia



Earthquake location -0.0801S, 123.4281WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/10/17 / 2017-10-11 21:41:38 / October 11, 2017 @ 9:41 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 99.4 km (62 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.4281 East, latitude -0.0801 South, depth = 99.4 km. The temblor was detected at 05:41:38 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000au6k. Id of event: us1000au6k.

Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 56 km SSE of Bilungala, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.4281° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -0.0801° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 99.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km SSE of Bilungala, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-11 21:41:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-03 05:51:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.159 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000au6k Id of event.
Event Code 1000au6k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000au6k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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