A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 119.4402° East, -2.9015° South. Id of earthquake: us1000hsts. Event ids that are associated: us1000hsts. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:17:43 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 10:17:43 / November 10, 2018 @ 10:17 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Majene, Palopo, Mamuju (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km ENE of Mamasa, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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