A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 68 kilometers (42 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h3ra. Id of event: us1000h3ra. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:06:51 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 11:06:51 / September 28, 2018 @ 11:06 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.0254 East, latitude -1.4933 South, depth = 10 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Poso, Palu.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 68 km SSE of Palu, Indonesia.
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