A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Palu in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 02:54:18 / 2:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 120.1908° East, -1.2331° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007tn7. Unique identifier: us70007tn7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/20 / 2020-02-13 18:54:18 / February 13, 2020 @ 6:54 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Poso, Palu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 fourteen 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 51 km SE of Palu, Indonesia.
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