A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 00:50:34 / May 30, 2017 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009kxz. Unique identifier: us20009kxz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 120.3026° East, -1.388° South, depth 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:50:34 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 50 km (31 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).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 39 km W of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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