A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Gorontalo in Indonesia on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 16:53:53 / January 27, 2021 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000def0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000def0. Exact location, longitude 123.7554° East, latitude 0.4146° North, depth = 202.93 km. The temblor was detected at 16:53:53 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 202.93 km (126 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 78 km E of Gorontalo, Indonesia.
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