A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Gorontalo in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 07:56:36 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 07:56:36 / August 1, 2020 @ 7:56 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 149.92 km (93 miles). Exact location of event, depth 149.92 km, 122.9192° East, -0.0798° South. Unique identifier: us6000b7vu. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b7vu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Did you feel it?
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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 70 km SSW of Gorontalo, Indonesia.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.