A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 01:31:18 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.74 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 120.4519 East, latitude -1.2356 South, depth = 36.74 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008w3j. Id of event: us10008w3j. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 17:31:18 / May 29, 2017 @ 5:31 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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