A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Luwuk in Indonesia on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.82 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:45:04 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 123.2936° East, latitude -0.5629° South, depth = 40.82 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dckx. Unique identifier: us1000dckx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 19:45:04 / April 2, 2018 @ 7:45 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luwuk (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km NE of Luwuk, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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