A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Babana in Indonesia on Tuesday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:56:05 / 9:56 pm (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: 20/03/18 / 2018-03-20 13:56:05 / March 20, 2018 @ 1:56 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.7 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000d9na. Event ids that are associated: us1000d9na. Exact location of event, depth 45.7 km, 119.6025° East, -1.5981° South.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu. The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 69 km NE of Babana, Indonesia.
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