A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Palu in Indonesia on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:59:30 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 06:59:30 / September 28, 2018 @ 6:59 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.8879 East, latitude -0.3355 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h733. Id of event: us1000h733.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-seven 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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