A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kasiguncu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 120.4902° East, -1.2502° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 05:59:17 / June 2, 2017 @ 5:59 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 13:59:17 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009j64. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009j64.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palu, Poso (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (49 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 26 km NW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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