A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.3921° East, -1.343° South. The temblor was picked up at 00:04:55 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 16:04:55 / May 29, 2017 @ 4:04 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009j99. Unique identifier: us20009j99.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km WNW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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