A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Molibagu in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 123.6923° East, latitude 0.0863° North, depth = 124.49 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 124.49 km (77 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:04:56 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007sf8. Event ids that are associated: us70007sf8. Global time and date of event 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 03:04:56 / February 11, 2020 @ 3:04 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 46 km SW of Molibagu, Indonesia.
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