A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Palu in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 10:50:25 / September 28, 2018 @ 10:50 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Palu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:50:25 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 119.9483° East, latitude -0.7507° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3r6. Unique identifier: us1000h3r6.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palu. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 17 km NNE of Palu, Indonesia.
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