A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia. Event id: us2000i6id. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i6id. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/11/18 / 2018-11-03 21:39:12 / November 3, 2018 @ 9:39 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 119.4636° East, -2.9603° South, depth 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:39:12 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Majene, Palopo, Mamuju. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
How would you describe the shaking?
How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 9 km ESE of Mamasa, Indonesia.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.