A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Luwuk in Indonesia on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.46 km (24 miles). Exact location of event, depth 38.46 km, 122.1695° East, -0.3643° South. The temblor was reported at 09:07:49 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/17 / 2017-11-18 01:07:49 / November 18, 2017 @ 1:07 am. Unique identifier: us2000bqu6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bqu6.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luwuk (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 seventeen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 94 km NW of Luwuk, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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