A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. Id of earthquake: us100096ex. Event ids that are associated: us100096ex. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 16:27:11 / June 26, 2017 @ 4:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:27:11 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 120.4166 East, latitude -1.2051 South, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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 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: 35 km NW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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