A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us20009j92. Event ids that are associated: us20009j92. The temblor was reported at 23:03:27 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 15:03:27 / May 29, 2017 @ 3:03 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 120.4189° East, -1.2496° South, depth 10 km.
Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 32 km NW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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