A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.6 km (28 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 temblor was picked up at 01:14:52 / 1:14 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009kyp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009kyp. Global time and date of event 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 17:14:52 / May 30, 2017 @ 5:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 120.5675° East, latitude -1.2727° South, depth = 44.6 km.
Nearby 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. Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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