A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia on Sunday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:56:03 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 108.86 km (68 miles). Exact location, longitude 123.3356° East, latitude -0.0391° South, depth = 108.86 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008ade. Unique identifier: us60008ade. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 18:56:03 / February 29, 2020 @ 6:56 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km SSE of Bilungala, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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