A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/18 / 2018-11-18 11:22:42 / November 18, 2018 @ 11:22 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:22:42 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred 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). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.4294 East, latitude -3.0079 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000htie. Id of event: us1000htie.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palopo, Majene, Mamuju (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SE of Mamasa, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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