A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Molibagu in Indonesia on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jbz5. Id of event: us2000jbz5. The temblor was detected at 14:07:00 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 123.7075° East, latitude 0.0338° North, depth = 127.98 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/01/19 / 2019-01-19 06:07:00 / January 19, 2019 @ 6:07 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127.98 km (80 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 49 km SW of Molibagu, Indonesia.
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