A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Luwuk in Indonesia on Saturday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:58:46 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000hq4m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hq4m. Global time and date of event 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 01:58:46 / November 10, 2018 @ 1:58 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 123.4592° East, -0.8362° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luwuk. Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 75 km E of Luwuk, Indonesia.
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