A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:01:58 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008wf3. Id of event: us10008wf3. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.5273° East, -1.2881° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 13:01:58 / May 30, 2017 @ 1:01 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palu, Poso (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 20 km NW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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