A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 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). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:25:04 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 10:25:04 / September 28, 2018 @ 10:25 am. Exact location, longitude 119.9609° East, latitude -1.0625° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000h3pn. Event ids that are associated: us1000h3pn.
Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poso, Palu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km SSE of Palu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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