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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Gorontalo in Indonesia

Earthquake location 0.161S, 123.6036WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Gorontalo in Indonesia on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 05:20:02 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 143.476 km, 123.6036° East, 0.161° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/06/24 / 2024-06-23 05:20:02 / June 23, 2024 @ 5:20 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000n8xw. Unique identifier: us6000n8xw. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 143.476 km (89 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gorontalo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Gorontalo (c. 144 200 pop).

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

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km SE of Gorontalo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.6036° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 0.161° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 143.476 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73 km SE 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 2024-06-23 05:20:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-06 07:19:15 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 259 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 28 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.975 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 us6000n8xw Id of event.
Event Code 6000n8xw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n8xw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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