A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 216.78 km (135 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:22:47 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70005vk2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005vk2. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/10/19 / 2019-10-11 18:22:47 / October 11, 2019 @ 6:22 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 123.4532° East, 0.3144° North, depth 216.78 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo. Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (31 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km ESE of Bilungala, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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