A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Luwuk in Indonesia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/06/19 / 2019-06-04 14:33:10 / June 4, 2019 @ 2:33 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:33:10 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 122.6046° East, latitude -1.8309° South, depth = 12.77 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.77 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003vap. Id of event: us70003vap.
Earthquake epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luwuk (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 99 km SSW of Luwuk, Indonesia.
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