A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.3987 East, latitude -1.2988 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:44:36 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009ja0. Unique identifier: us20009ja0. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 14:44:36 / May 29, 2017 @ 2:44 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km WNW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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