A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000i7ht. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000i7ht. Exact location of earthquake, 119.3888° East, -2.9077° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/11/18 / 2018-11-06 14:47:12 / November 6, 2018 @ 2:47 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:47:12 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palopo, Majene, Mamuju.
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 seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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