A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia. Unique identifier: us2000i6cl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000i6cl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.4645 East, latitude -2.9068 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 03/11/18 / 2018-11-03 08:44:06 / November 3, 2018 @ 8:44 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:44:06 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Majene, Palopo, Mamuju (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km ENE of Mamasa, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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