A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia on Saturday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kasiguncu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.15 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 21:24:01 / September 28, 2018 @ 9:24 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:24:01 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h42g. Unique identifier: us1000h42g. Exact location of event, longitude 120.1806 East, latitude -1.584 South, depth = 7.15 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palu, Poso.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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: 55 km WSW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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