A major earthquake magnitude 7.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Palu in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Palu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.8401 East, latitude -0.1781 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3p4. Unique identifier: us1000h3p4. The temblor was detected at 18:02:43 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 10:02:43 / September 28, 2018 @ 10:02 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
There are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ten 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. 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: 78 km N of Palu, Indonesia.
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