A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.77 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 32.77 km, 120.5479° East, -1.2229° South. The temblor was picked up at 00:23:55 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009jaf. Event ids that are associated: us20009jaf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 16:23:55 / June 2, 2017 @ 4:23 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km NNW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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