A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. The temblor was reported at 15:40:11 / 3:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/09/18 / 2018-09-29 07:40:11 / September 29, 2018 @ 7:40 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kasiguncu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h46e. Unique identifier: us1000h46e. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.1773 East, latitude -1.504 South, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palu, Poso. Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 53 km W of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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