A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Palu in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has been issued near Palu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 12:27:33 / September 28, 2018 @ 12:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 119.9147° East, -0.4638° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us1000h3rz. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3rz. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:27:33 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palu (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 47 km N of Palu, Indonesia.
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