A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Luwuk in Indonesia on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us100087hd. Unique identifier: us100087hd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.13 km (25 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:24:18 / 12:24 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 40.13 km, 122.306° East, -0.8711° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 16:24:18 / March 7, 2017 @ 4:24 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luwuk. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop).
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 eight 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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