A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes 103 kilometers (64 miles) from Palu in Indonesia on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 119.6733 East, latitude 0.0223 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 13:35:30 / September 28, 2018 @ 1:35 pm. The temblor was picked up at 21:35:30 / 9:35 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). Event id: us1000h3sd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h3sd.
The epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each 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. 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 has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 103 km NNW of Palu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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