A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Luwuk in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/15 / 2015-12-05 19:10:53 / December 5, 2015 @ 7:10 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100044b5. Unique identifier: us100044b5. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:10:53 / 3:10 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 10 km, 122.3653° East, -0.8109° South.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 49 km (31 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luwuk (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 49 km WNW of Luwuk, Indonesia.
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