A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Poso in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 21/10/18 / 2018-10-21 04:29:00 / October 21, 2018 @ 4:29 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.7087 East, latitude -1.3559 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:29:00 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000hf6w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hf6w.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 7 km (4 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Poso (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 6 km NW of Poso, Indonesia.
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