A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Palu in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 05:17:05 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 119.5184° East, -1.3541° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 21:17:05 / September 28, 2018 @ 9:17 pm. 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: us1000h74t. Unique identifier: us1000h74t. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop).
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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km SW of Palu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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