A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 247 km NNE of Palu, Indonesia (153 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:44:50 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.3318 East, latitude 1.2795 North, depth = 53.71 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000dhkm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhkm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.71 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 09:44:50 / February 14, 2021 @ 9:44 am.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 247 km NNE of Palu, Indonesia.
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