A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Luwuk in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.72 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 121.9571° East, latitude -0.7959° South, depth = 27.72 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hcga. Id of event: us2000hcga. The temblor was picked up at 14:42:56 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/09/18 / 2018-09-11 06:42:56 / September 11, 2018 @ 6:42 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luwuk. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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