A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia. 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 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:04:01 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/11/18 / 2018-11-03 05:04:01 / November 3, 2018 @ 5:04 am. Exact location of event, longitude 119.4916 East, latitude -2.9941 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hpsw. Id of event: us1000hpsw.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Majene, Palopo, Mamuju. Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 13 km ESE of Mamasa, Indonesia.
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