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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi on Friday, 28 September 2018 - information

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi on Friday, 28 September 2018

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.4 quake: Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi, 28 Sep 2018 10:02, which had occurred 22 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi on Friday, 28 September 2018
28 Sep 10:31 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Sep 28 10:39: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 6.5.
Sep 28 10:44: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 5.7.
Date & time: Friday, 28 September 2018 10:25 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.93°S / 119.96°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SE of Palu (pop: 282,400)
102 km (64 mi) NW of Poso (pop: 47,100)
1570 km (975 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 28 Sep 10:25 UTCM 5.7 / 10 kmMinahassa Peninsula, SulawesiGFZ
2018-09-28 18:25:04 +08:00 (28 Sep 10:25:04 UTC)M 5.8 / 10 km- 21km SSE of Palu, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (9)

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Cilegon (1642 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Bekasi Timur (Indonesia, 1549 km SW of epicenter) : Be carefull (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 998 km SW of epicenter) : Felt in canggu (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 943 km SW of epicenter) : sy ngerasa (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 939 km SW of epicenter) : Saya berlarian menuju luar sambil menggendong anak (reported through EMSC)
Selong (Indonesia, 929 km SW of epicenter) : Takut (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 923 km SW of epicenter) : baru saja terasa (reported through EMSC)
Alas (Indonesia, 891 km S of epicenter) : Saya merasakan getaran sedikit (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 231 km SE of epicenter) : Bingung mau apa lagi (reported through EMSC)

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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi on Friday, 28 September 2018

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