A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 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, longitude 120.4663° East, latitude -1.2686° South, depth = 15.31 km. The temblor was detected at 00:26:32 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 16:26:32 / May 29, 2017 @ 4:26 pm. Event id: us20009j9a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009j9a. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.31 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palu, Poso.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km NW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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