A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us20009j91. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009j91. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 14:42:02 / May 29, 2017 @ 2:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:42:02 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kasiguncu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 120.4009 East, latitude -1.2497 South, depth = 10 km.
The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearby 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.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 34 km NW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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