A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 12:42:03 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 120.6301 East, latitude -1.1906 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008wsi. Unique identifier: us10008wsi. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 04:42:03 / May 31, 2017 @ 4:42 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 27 km (17 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.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 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: 25 km N of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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