A earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Gorontalo in Indonesia. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:59:34 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 122.9237 East, latitude 0.0115 North, depth = 151.69 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d69r. Id of event: us6000d69r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 151.69 km (94 miles). Global time and date of event 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 20:59:34 / January 6, 2021 @ 8:59 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luwuk, Gorontalo (min 5000 pop).
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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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 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: 60 km SSW of Gorontalo, Indonesia.
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