A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Gorontalo in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 123.5452° East, latitude 0.0495° North, depth = 134.99 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dk44. Id of event: us6000dk44. 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 134.99 km (84 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 17:26:15 / February 22, 2021 @ 5:26 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 17:26:15 / 5:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop).
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 four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 76 km SE of Gorontalo, Indonesia.
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