A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 188 km W of Gorontalo, Indonesia (117 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.64 km (47 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 08:57:00 / October 2, 2020 @ 8:57 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 121.3812 East, latitude 0.7173 North, depth = 75.64 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:57:00 / 8:57 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c6pg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6pg.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 188 km W of Gorontalo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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