A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Palu in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.1503° East, -1.2579° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h751. Unique identifier: us1000h751. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:29:35 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 23:29:35 / September 28, 2018 @ 11:29 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poso, Palu. Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days sixty-nine 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 51 km SE of Palu, Indonesia.
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