A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 22:02:33 / May 30, 2017 @ 10:02 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009kyv. Id of event: us20009kyv. Exact location of event, longitude 120.5076 East, latitude -1.2674 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 06:02:33 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Close 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 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 23 km NW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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