A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 21:54:40 / March 8, 2018 @ 9:54 pm. Exact location of event, depth 132.77 km, 123.3394° East, 0.0473° North. The temblor was picked up at 05:54:40 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000d1su. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d1su. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 132.77 km (82 miles).
Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo.
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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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