A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Gorontalo in Indonesia on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 14:29:15 / March 13, 2021 @ 2:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.3101 East, latitude -0.0385 South, depth = 138.04 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 138.04 km (86 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000dj3w. Event ids that are associated: us7000dj3w. The temblor was reported at 14:29:15 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gorontalo. Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 69 km SSE of Gorontalo, Indonesia.
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