A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Pendolo in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 120.1864° East, -1.773° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/03/20 / 2020-03-28 15:43:17 / March 28, 2020 @ 3:43 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008hvb. Id of event: us70008hvb. A tsunami warning has been issued near Pendolo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:43:17 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palu, Poso.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 64 km WNW of Pendolo, Indonesia.
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