A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 122.8892° East, latitude -0.0522° South, depth = 146.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/20 / 2020-01-11 12:30:22 / January 11, 2020 @ 12:30 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 146.17 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us60007dva. Event ids that are associated: us60007dva. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:30:22 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 60 km SW of Bilungala, Indonesia.
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