A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Sidomulyo in Indonesia on Wednesday. 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 49.61 km (31 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 16:02:36 / March 24, 2020 @ 4:02 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 122.6734 East, latitude 0.8986 North, depth = 49.61 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008hfw. Unique identifier: us70008hfw. The temblor was picked up at 00:02:36 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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