A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Palu in Indonesia. Exact location, longitude 119.9341° East, latitude -0.6611° South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h7hd. Id of event: us1000h7hd. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/18 / 2018-09-29 11:06:27 / September 29, 2018 @ 11:06 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:06:27 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu. Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km NNE of Palu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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