A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 00:46:06 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 16:46:06 / May 29, 2017 @ 4:46 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, 120.5557° East, -1.2892° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009j9b. Unique identifier: us20009j9b.
Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso (min 5000 pop). 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km NW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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