A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Gorontalo in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 123.4024° East, latitude -0.0028° South, depth = 111.77 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 03:44:23 / August 22, 2020 @ 3:44 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:44:23 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000be8i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000be8i. The epicenter was at a depth of 111.77 km (69 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (44 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 70 km SSE of Gorontalo, Indonesia.
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