A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hfn0. Unique identifier: us1000hfn0. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 120.2022 East, latitude -1.7436 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:13:12 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/10/18 / 2018-10-22 16:13:12 / October 22, 2018 @ 4:13 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poso (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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