Magnitude 4.5 earthquake strikes near Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia
Mon, 3 May 2021, 14:5814:58 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
A magnitude 4.5 earthquake near Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, was reported only 17 minutes ago by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter late at night on Monday 3 May 2021 at 10:40 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
4.5 quake 3 May 10:40 pm (GMT +8)
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.5 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Poso (pop. 47,100) located 71 km from the epicenter, and Palu (pop. 282,400) 80 km away.
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ΈΝΙΩΣΑ ΑΥΤΌ ΤΟ ΣΕΙΣΜΌ
Ημερομηνία & time: 3 May 10:40 pm (GMT +8) local time (3 May 2021 14:40 GMT)
Βάθος: 10.0 km
Επίκεντρο γεωγραφικό πλάτος / γεωγραφικό μήκος: 1.58°S / 120.14°E (Indonesia)
Κύρια πηγή δεδομένων: BMKG
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