A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Palu in Indonesia on Friday. Unique identifier: us10004b9d. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004b9d. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:32:59 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 84.19 km (52 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/12/15 / 2015-12-25 00:32:59 / December 25, 2015 @ 12:32 am. Exact location of event, depth 84.19 km, 120.0088° East, -1.2565° South.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poso, Palu. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 43 km SSE of Palu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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