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Light earthquake 4 mag, 150 km ESE of Gorontalo, Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.0237S, 124.3137WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 150 km ESE of Gorontalo, Indonesia (93 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.89 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/11/20 / 2020-11-24 02:56:12 / November 24, 2020 @ 2:56 am. Id of earthquake: us7000ckdb. Event ids that are associated: us7000ckdb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.3137 East, latitude 0.0237 North, depth = 99.89 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:56:12 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 150 km ESE of Gorontalo, Indonesia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.3137° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.0237° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 99.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 150 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 2020-11-24 02:56:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-14 05:26:03 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 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level 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 246 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 1.87 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000ckdb Id of event.
Event Code 7000ckdb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ckdb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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