A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Palu in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.94 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 119.9654° East, latitude -1.2283° South, depth = 17.94 km. The temblor was reported at 17:14:51 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bu9s. Id of event: us2000bu9s. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/17 / 2017-11-25 09:14:51 / November 25, 2017 @ 9:14 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Palu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Poso, Palu (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 38 km SSE of Palu, Indonesia.
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