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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Gorontalo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.0854S, 122.9882WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Gorontalo in Indonesia on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 176.316 km (110 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000ms71. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ms71. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/24 / 2024-06-06 19:00:25 / June 6, 2024 @ 7:00 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:00:25 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 122.9882° East, 0.0854° North, depth 176.316 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo. Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop). 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km S of Gorontalo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.9882° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.0854° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 176.316 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50 km S 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 2024-06-06 19:00:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-15 12:45:08 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 298 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 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.43 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 us7000ms71 Id of event.
Event Code 7000ms71 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ms71, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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