Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 42km N of Palu, Indonesia on Friday, 28 September 2018
28 Sep 11:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-09-28 18:47:44 +08:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.5107°S / 119.8708°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (197 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) N of Palu (pop: 282,400)
139 km (86 mi) NW of Poso (pop: 47,100)
1579 km (981 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2018-09-28 18:47:44 +08:00 (28 Sep 10:47:44 UTC)||M 5.1 / 10 km||- 42km N of Palu, Indonesia||USGS|
|Fri, 28 Sep 10:47 UTC||M 5.0 / 10 km||Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi||GFZ|
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