A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia on Friday. Event id: us6000dcyq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dcyq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 187.84 km (117 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:17:33 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 02:17:33 / January 22, 2021 @ 2:17 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.2383 East, latitude 0.3976 North, depth = 187.84 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo. Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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