A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Palu in Indonesia on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000h3s9. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3s9. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:39:34 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 12:39:34 / September 28, 2018 @ 12:39 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.2294° East, -1.1164° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Poso, Palu (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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