A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Palu in Indonesia on Friday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Palu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:47:44 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3r7. Unique identifier: us1000h3r7. Global time and date of event 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 10:47:44 / September 28, 2018 @ 10:47 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 119.8708° East, -0.5107° South, depth 10 km.
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). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop).
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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 42 km N of Palu, Indonesia.
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