A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 12:51:35 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 120.5532° East, -1.3708° South, depth 43.16 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aa2n. Unique identifier: us2000aa2n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 04:51:35 / August 21, 2017 @ 4:51 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.16 km (27 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palu, Poso. Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km WNW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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