A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Pendolo in Indonesia on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jllj. Unique identifier: us1000jllj. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/19 / 2019-03-26 02:39:00 / March 26, 2019 @ 2:39 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 10:39:00 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 120.6506 East, latitude -1.8148 South, depth = 10 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poso.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km N of Pendolo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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