A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Palu in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.9592 East, latitude -1.1694 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000bua6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bua6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:11:23 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/11/17 / 2017-11-25 11:11:23 / November 25, 2017 @ 11:11 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poso, Palu (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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