A 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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