A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Gorontalo in Indonesia. Event id: us7000djb5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000djb5. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 15:08:59 / March 14, 2021 @ 3:08 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 160.09 km (99 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:08:59 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 160.09 km, 123.5024° East, 0.2004° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 61 km SE of Gorontalo, Indonesia.
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