A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 103 kilometers (64 miles) from Palu in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 00:56:44 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000d18h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d18h. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/21 / 2021-01-19 00:56:44 / January 19, 2021 @ 12:56 am. Exact location of event, depth 77.67 km, 120.093° East, -0.0006° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77.67 km (48 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 102 km (63 miles) from Palu (c. 282 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palu (min 5000 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 103 km NNE of Palu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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