A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Palu in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.4 East, latitude -0.926 South, depth = 20.58 km. The temblor was detected at 22:32:40 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.58 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 14:32:40 / September 7, 2016 @ 2:32 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mp9. Id of event: us10006mp9. A tsunami warning has been issued near Palu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Poso, Palu. Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 59 km E of Palu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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