A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Molibagu in Indonesia on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 123.6941 East, latitude 0.071 North, depth = 121.37 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:07:50 / 2:07 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 18:07:50 / September 12, 2018 @ 6:07 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hdjw. Id of event: us2000hdjw. 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 121.37 km (75 miles).
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo. Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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