A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Rindingallo in Indonesia on Friday. Global time and date of event 08/11/18 / 2018-11-08 18:42:53 / November 8, 2018 @ 6:42 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 119.5894° East, -2.8033° South, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000hpc2. Event ids that are associated: us1000hpc2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:42:53 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mamuju, Polewali, Palopo. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 27 km WNW of Rindingallo, Indonesia.
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