A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us2000i65x. Event ids that are associated: us2000i65x. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:06:31 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 21:06:31 / November 2, 2018 @ 9:06 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 120.562° East, -1.3068° South, depth 10 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventy-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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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. 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: 16 km NW of Kasiguncu, Indonesia.
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