A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 01:03:42 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 17:03:42 / February 14, 2020 @ 5:03 pm. Exact location, longitude 123.1758° East, latitude -0.029° South, depth = 156.58 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70007q8p. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007q8p. The epicenter was at a depth of 156.58 km (97 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 45 km S of Bilungala, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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