Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 192 km north of Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Saturday, 28 Nov 2020 12:16 am (GMT +8) -

Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 192 km north of Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Saturday, 28 Nov 2020 12:16 am (GMT +8)

Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

27 Nov 16:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
27 Nov 16:25: Now using data updates from BMKG
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30 Nov 17:05: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.8. Epicenter location corrected by 34 km (21 mi) towards SE.
Date & time: 27 Nov 2020 16:16:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 28 Nov 2020 12:16 am (GMT +8)
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.8°N / 120.13°E (Makassar Strait, Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Una Una (229 km / 142 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
192 km (119 mi) N of Palu (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) NNW of Poso (pop: 47,100) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (189 mi) ENE of Bontang (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) W of Gorontalo (pop: 144,200) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) WNW of Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> See nearby quakes!
362 km (225 mi) ENE of Samarinda (pop: 355,200) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (231 mi) ENE of Loa Janan (pop: 212,800) --> See nearby quakes!
397 km (247 mi) SE of Tarakan (pop: 97,500) --> See nearby quakes!
426 km (264 mi) ENE of City of Balikpapan (pop: 700,000) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) ENE of Balikpapan (pop: 433,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 28.9°C (84 F), humidity: 73%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.810 kmCelebes Sea, IndonesiaBMKG
3.810 kmCelebes Sea, IndonesiaEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
4846.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt
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