A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Palu in Indonesia on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.87 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:49:50 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 48.87 km, 119.9729° East, -0.4834° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005dby. Unique identifier: us20005dby. Global time and date of event 23/03/16 / 2016-03-23 10:49:50 / March 23, 2016 @ 10:49 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu. Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 46 km NNE of Palu, Indonesia.
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