A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/11/18 / 2018-11-14 23:10:08 / November 14, 2018 @ 11:10 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:10:08 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hv36. Id of event: us1000hv36. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.4348 East, latitude -2.9814 South, depth = 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palopo, Majene, Mamuju. Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 70 km (43 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 six, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 7 km SE of Mamasa, Indonesia.
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