A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia on Friday. Id of earthquake: us2000bfq1. Event ids that are associated: us2000bfq1. The temblor was reported at 01:02:15 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 120.5739° East, -1.2546° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kasiguncu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 17:02:15 / November 2, 2017 @ 5:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km NNW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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