A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.42 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/07/19 / 2019-07-26 05:59:28 / July 26, 2019 @ 5:59 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60004vr5. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004vr5. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:59:28 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.4233 East, latitude -3.0026 South, depth = 28.42 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palopo, Majene, Mamuju (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 8 km SE of Mamasa, Indonesia.
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