A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 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 occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 119.3907° East, latitude -2.9106° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000it5e. Id of event: us2000it5e. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:25:52 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/12/18 / 2018-12-13 04:25:52 / December 13, 2018 @ 4:25 am.
Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palopo, Majene, Mamuju (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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.
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