A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Poso in Indonesia on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.655 East, latitude -1.1896 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009l3w. Event ids that are associated: us20009l3w. Global time and date of event 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 02:59:22 / May 31, 2017 @ 2:59 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:59:22 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palu, Poso. Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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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