Significant magnitude 5.3 earthquake 127 km northwest of Gorontalo, Indonesia
mié, 15 sep 2021, 01:0401:04 AM | POR: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 13 minutes ago, a 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Gorontalo, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Wednesday, September 15th, 2021, at 8:49 am local time, at a shallow depth of 23 km below the surface.
5.3 quake 15 Sep 8:49 am (GMT +8)
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by France's Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS), which listed it as a magnitude 5.1 earthquake. Other agencies reporting the same quake include the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) at magnitude 5.0, and the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) at magnitude 5.3.
Generally quakes of this magnitude are recorded by more than one agency and the results can vary, with subsequent reports that come in after the first one often showing more accuracy.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Gorontalo (pop. 144,200) located 127 km from the epicenter.
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Lo he sentido este temblor
Fecha & hora: Sep 15, 2021 8:49 am (GMT +8) local time (15 Sep 2021 00:49 GMT)
Prof.: 23.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 1.27°N / 122.19°E (Celebes Sea, Indonesia)
Fuente primaria de datos: BMKG
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