A 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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