A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Kasiguncu in Indonesia. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:55:26 / 8:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 120.359° East, latitude -1.5081° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 00:55:26 / June 24, 2019 @ 12:55 am. Id of earthquake: us600044z2. Event ids that are associated: us600044z2.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu, Poso. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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