Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.6 just reported 75 km southeast of Gorontalo, Indonesia
Sat, 13 Mar 2021, 14:4914:49 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported a magnitude 4.6 quake in Indonesia near Gorontalo, only 10 minutes ago. The earthquake hit late at night on Saturday 13 March 2021 at 10:29 pm local time at an intermediate depth of 122 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
4.6 quake 13 Mar 10:29 pm (GMT +8)
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.6 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Gorontalo (pop. 144,200) located 75 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: 13 Mar 2021 10:29 pm (GMT +8) local time (13 Mar 2021 14:29 GMT)
Depth: 122.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.07°S / 123.35°E (Maluku Sea, Indonesia)
Primary data source: BMKG
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