A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 22:55:03 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 14:55:03 / May 29, 2017 @ 2:55 pm. Id of earthquake: us20009j9i. Event ids that are associated: us20009j9i. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kasiguncu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.4176° East, -1.2372° South.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 33 km NW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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