A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Bilungala in Indonesia on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.67 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 123.5027° East, latitude -0.0596° South, depth = 67.67 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 21:46:48 / May 1, 2020 @ 9:46 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:46:48 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70009b58. Event ids that are associated: us70009b58.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 58 km SSE of Bilungala, Indonesia.
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