A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Sulawesi, Indonesia kilometers (0 miles) from Sulawesi, Indonesia. Global time and date of event 07/11/18 / 2018-11-07 12:37:34 / November 7, 2018 @ 12:37 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000hrqt. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hrqt. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 119.1669 East, latitude -2.8015 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:37:34 / 12:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Majene, Rantepao, Polewali.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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