A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 142.56 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:10:49 / 8:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 142.56 km, 123.2676° East, 0.0114° North. Event id: us60007k73. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007k73. Global time and date of event 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 12:10:49 / January 19, 2020 @ 12:10 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 41 km S of Bilungala, Indonesia.
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