A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 38 kilometers (24 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 was at a depth of 137.77 km (86 miles). Id of earthquake: us70007ire. Event ids that are associated: us70007ire. Exact location, longitude 123.4391° East, latitude 0.1154° North, depth = 137.77 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 23:38:11 / February 4, 2020 @ 11:38 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:38:11 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages 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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km SE of Bilungala, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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