A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Palu in Indonesia. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:02:41 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 21:02:41 / September 28, 2018 @ 9:02 pm. Event id: us1000h74r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h74r. Exact location of event, longitude 119.748 East, latitude -1.4858 South, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 67 km SSW of Palu, Indonesia.
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