A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tilamuta in Indonesia. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:29:33 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tilamuta in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 99.85 km, 122.2121° East, 0.4923° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.85 km (62 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/19 / 2019-02-24 13:29:33 / February 24, 2019 @ 1:29 pm. Event id: us2000jmet. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jmet.
The epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns 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 two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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