A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 23:14:59 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009kxg. Id of event: us20009kxg. 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 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 15:14:59 / June 6, 2017 @ 3:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 120.5416° East, -1.2847° South, depth 10 km.
Event epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Close 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.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km NW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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