A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Luwuk in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.4 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/06/20 / 2020-06-10 20:01:00 / June 10, 2020 @ 8:01 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:01:00 / 8:01 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000a9ic. Event ids that are associated: us6000a9ic. Exact location, longitude 122.4411° East, latitude -0.6893° South, depth = 17.4 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luwuk. Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km NW of Luwuk, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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