A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Palu in Indonesia on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h7i1. Unique identifier: us1000h7i1. Exact location, longitude 119.9146° East, latitude -0.55° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/18 / 2018-09-29 21:42:26 / September 29, 2018 @ 9:42 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:42:26 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palu. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 38 km N of Palu, Indonesia.
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