A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 17:05:45 / September 28, 2018 @ 5:05 pm. The temblor was detected at 01:05:45 / 1:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3xi. Unique identifier: us1000h3xi. Exact location of earthquake, 120.1959° East, -1.4225° South, depth 10 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 51 km W of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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