A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h4p2. Unique identifier: us1000h4p2. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:38:42 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/18 / 2018-09-30 14:38:42 / September 30, 2018 @ 2:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.1815° East, -1.2862° South.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Poso, Palu (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km WNW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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