A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Palu in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 120.1027 East, latitude -1.3161 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/18 / 2018-09-29 01:18:35 / September 29, 2018 @ 1:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:18:35 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h486. Id of event: us1000h486. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poso, Palu.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km SSE of Palu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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