A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/06/19 / 2019-06-09 14:27:17 / June 9, 2019 @ 2:27 pm UTC/GMT. 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: us600040rd. Unique identifier: us600040rd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.61 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:27:17 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 119.4304° East, -2.9579° South, depth 29.61 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palopo, Majene, Mamuju (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 6 km ESE of Mamasa, Indonesia.
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