A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Tilamuta in Indonesia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000bj6x. Event ids that are associated: us2000bj6x. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:15:47 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 169.25 km (105 miles). Exact location, longitude 122.4522° East, latitude 0.2369° North, depth = 169.25 km. Global time and date of event 06/11/17 / 2017-11-06 12:15:47 / November 6, 2017 @ 12:15 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo. Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km SSE of Tilamuta, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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