A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Tilamuta in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 172.45 km (107 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:12:34 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60007ldr. Event ids that are associated: us60007ldr. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 21:12:34 / January 20, 2020 @ 9:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 172.45 km, 122.3478° East, 0.327° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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