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Moderate earthquake, 5.9 mag strikes near Gorontalo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.0565S, 123.797WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) strikes 97 kilometers (60 miles) from Gorontalo in Indonesia on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 102.29 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 123.797° East, 0.0565° North, depth 102.29 km. The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:43:28 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000ah1z. Event ids that are associated: us6000ah1z. Global time and date of event 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 07:43:28 / June 23, 2020 @ 7:43 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 98 km (61 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 97 km ESE of Gorontalo, Indonesia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.797° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.0565° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 102.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 97 km ESE of Gorontalo, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-23 07:43:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-23 08:02:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.261 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 536 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.497 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 22 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000ah1z Id of event.
Event Code 6000ah1z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ah1z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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