A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:49:12 / 8:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/06/17 / 2017-06-01 00:49:12 / June 1, 2017 @ 12:49 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 120.6458° East, -1.3189° South, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009la0. Id of event: us20009la0.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poso (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 15 km (9 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days thirty-eight 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km N of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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