A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 106 kilometers (66 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). The temblor was detected at 22:26:00 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h3t2. Id of event: us1000h3t2. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 14:26:00 / September 28, 2018 @ 2:26 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 119.5758° East, 0.0224° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 107 km (66 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 106 km NNW of Palu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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