A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h47j. Id of event: us1000h47j. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kasiguncu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/18 / 2018-09-29 10:30:18 / September 29, 2018 @ 10:30 am. Exact location, longitude 120.2112° East, latitude -1.4535° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:30:18 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km W of Kasiguncu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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