A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Palu in Indonesia. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 120.1069 East, latitude -1.1021 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 23:38:58 / June 16, 2017 @ 11:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:38:58 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009p10. Unique identifier: us20009p10.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Poso, Palu (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 35 km SE of Palu, Indonesia.
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