A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Luwuk in Indonesia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 82.17 km (51 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cbgc. Unique identifier: us6000cbgc. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.9749 East, latitude -0.3249 South, depth = 82.17 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 03:51:10 / October 18, 2020 @ 3:51 am. The temblor was picked up at 03:51:10 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luwuk (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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