A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Mamasa in Indonesia on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 17:42:28 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Mamasa in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/18 / 2018-11-07 09:42:28 / November 7, 2018 @ 9:42 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.43 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.3907 East, latitude -2.9266 South, depth = 26.43 km. Unique identifier: us2000i7x0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000i7x0.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palopo, Majene, Mamuju. Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Palopo (c. 129 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Polewali (c. 58 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Rantepao (c. 40 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Majene (c. 37 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Mamuju (c. 15 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.