A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/18 / 2018-10-22 16:07:48 / October 22, 2018 @ 4:07 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 120.1809 East, latitude -1.6743 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:07:48 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hfmn. Unique identifier: us1000hfmn. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kasiguncu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso. Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (58 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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