A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Gorontalo in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000df6a. Id of event: us7000df6a. The temblor was picked up at 06:22:35 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 165.07 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 06:22:35 / February 26, 2021 @ 6:22 am. Exact location of event, depth 165.07 km, 122.4527° East, 0.2994° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo. The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km WSW of Gorontalo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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