A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Palu in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:39:03 / 6:39 pm (local time epicenter). 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 event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 10:39:03 / September 28, 2018 @ 10:39 am. Exact location, longitude 119.8905° East, latitude -0.6736° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h3r4. Id of event: us1000h3r4.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km N of Palu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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