A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/10/18 / 2018-10-11 11:53:53 / October 11, 2018 @ 11:53 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000haks. Unique identifier: us1000haks. The temblor was reported at 19:53:53 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.2116 East, latitude -1.5667 South, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palu, Poso. Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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