A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20009lk6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lk6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:59:30 / 9:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.3901 East, latitude -1.2588 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/06/17 / 2017-06-05 13:59:30 / June 5, 2017 @ 1:59 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 34 km WNW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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