A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 21:03:59 / September 28, 2018 @ 9:03 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 120.2505 East, latitude -1.7216 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:03:59 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h74q. Id of event: us1000h74q. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poso. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 55 km SW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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