A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Palu in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3mz. Unique identifier: us1000h3mz. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:28:37 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 119.926° East, -0.3785° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 07:28:37 / September 28, 2018 @ 7:28 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 57 km N of Palu, Indonesia.
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