A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Palu in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 119.7686 East, latitude -1.0095 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000himm. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000himm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/18 / 2018-09-22 12:08:16 / September 22, 2018 @ 12:08 pm. The temblor was detected at 20:08:16 / 8:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 17 km (11 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palu (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km SW of Palu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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