A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia. Global time and date of event 14/11/18 / 2018-11-14 23:25:16 / November 14, 2018 @ 11:25 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hv37. Id of event: us1000hv37. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.65 km (9 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:25:16 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 119.4737 East, latitude -2.8829 South, depth = 14.65 km.
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 Majene, Palopo, Mamuju. Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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