A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.58 km (27 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:34:42 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 120.6428 East, latitude -1.3365 South, depth = 43.58 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/06/17 / 2017-06-09 15:34:42 / June 9, 2017 @ 3:34 pm. Unique identifier: us20009lkk. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009lkk.
Epicenter of the event was 99 km (62 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 9 km N of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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