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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Gorontalo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 1.8408S, 122.4445WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 159 km NNW of Gorontalo, Indonesia (99 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/05/24 / 2024-05-31 01:54:46 / May 31, 2024 @ 1:54 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 01:54:46 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 475.941 km (296 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 122.4445 East, latitude 1.8408 North, depth = 475.941 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mp47. Id of event: us7000mp47.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 159 km NNW of Gorontalo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.4445° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.8408° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 475.941 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 159 km NNW of Gorontalo, Indonesia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-31 01:54:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-05-31 04:59:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 29 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.813 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000mp47 Id of event.
Event Code 7000mp47 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mp47, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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