A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Pendolo in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.7337 East, latitude -1.9631 South, depth = 27.51 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.51 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:18:44 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/16 / 2016-10-10 00:18:44 / October 10, 2016 @ 12:18 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20007ety. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007ety.
Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poso. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km NNE of Pendolo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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