Major mag. 7.4 earthquake - Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi on Friday, 28 September 2018 - information

Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.4 - Central Sulawesi, 77 km a nord da Palu, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia, venerdì, 28 settembre 2018

Molto forte terremoto magnitudine 7.4 - Central Sulawesi, 77 km a nord da Palu, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia, venerdì, 28 settembre 2018

Major magnitude 7.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

28 Sep 10:08 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 6 minuti.
Sep 28 10:10: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 7.6 a 7.5.
Sep 28 10:12: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 7.5 a 7.4.
Profondità ricalcolata da 10.0 a 25.0 km.
Profondità ricalcolata da 25.0 a 10.0 km.
Data & ora: 28 Sep 2018 10:02:44 UTC
Magnitudine: 7.4
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 0.22°S / 119.86°E (Central Sulawesi, Sulawesi Centrale, Indonesia)
Vulcano più vicino: Una Una (191 km / 119 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km N da Palu (pop: 282,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
164 km NO da Poso (pop: 47,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
267 km E da Bontang (East Kalimantan) (pop: 101,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
303 km E da Samarinda (East Kalimantan) (pop: 355,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
310 km E da Loa Janan (East Kalimantan) (pop: 212,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
311 km N da Palopo (South Sulawesi) (pop: 129,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
336 km ONO da Luwuk (pop: 47,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
349 km ENE da City of Balikpapan (East Kalimantan) (pop: 700,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
357 km ENE da Balikpapan (East Kalimantan) (pop: 433,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
1591 km ENE da Giacarta (Jakarta) (pop: 8,540,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 7.9 x 1015 joules (2206 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 x 106 tons of TNT or 118.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 7.410 kmMinahassa Peninsula, SulawesiGFZ
M 7.410 km MINAHASA, SULAWESI, INDONESIAEMSC
M 7.510 km- 78km N of Palu, IndonesiaUSGS

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User reports for this quake (40)

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PALU / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : Mungkin saat itu semua bukan lagi skala IX MMI
Parigi / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : At that moment, we both runing then pull-down. Very strong and very bad experience in my life.
15 km S of epicenter [Map] / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : I had some severe shaking. My house walls started to crack alot. All my things were knocked over. I have now moved to Thailand.
PALU / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
12975.4 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
oldenburg 26121 / not felt : wenn ein grosser hurrikan4 -5 ist .und es bei hawai oder fidj ein beben gibt ,ist das eine oder zwei wochen säter in indonesien,entlag der feuerrings,kann mann die uhr nach stellen,ein hurrican als verursacher
3130.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Very weak shaking, it knocked most of my stuff over. (reported through our app)
300.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
558.8 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
271.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
998 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Makassar / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Light skaking whole sitting for longer period ~30 Sec. No damages in makassar.
Balikpapan (355.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : di hotel Aston Balikpapan agak terasa pusing sedikit.. (reported through our app)
1089 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Rantepao (307 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt the shaking for about 20 seconds. Nothing broken. (reported through our app)
Rantepao / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Weak shaking / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
367.8 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
1656.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
3921.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
2644.6 km NW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
549 km S of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Samarinda, East Borneo (299.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Waikoloa hawaii / Light shaking (MMI IV)
310.3 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
353.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
375.8 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
(Indonesia, 1011 km SW of epicenter) : Could have been the wind (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 305 km SE of epicenter) : Gempa juga terasa sampai Sorowako (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 78 km S of epicenter) : Its so hard (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 78 km N of epicenter) : Very, very strong, oh my Allah!. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 610 km E of epicenter) : These earthquakes series are NOT in Minahasa/North Sulawesi, but on CENTRAL SULAWESI, (reported through EMSC)
Barru (Indonesia, 467 km S of epicenter) : Terasa di Kab. Barru Sulawesi Selatan (reported through EMSC)
Penampang (Malaysia, 796 km NW of epicenter) : light shaking onlyyyy (reported through EMSC)
Banggae Timur (Indonesia, 381 km S of epicenter) : I felt the shaking..everything was shaking.. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 315 km SE of epicenter) : Masjid Al hidayah also...dyration shaking 1 minute... (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 538 km S of epicenter) : At Makassar airport and I had a feeling of light tremor. (reported through EMSC)
(Indonesia, 364 km W of epicenter) : Pintu kamar mandi sempat goyang beberapa kali (reported through EMSC)
Wara (Indonesia, 310 km S of epicenter) : Terasa di palopo, sulawesi selatan (reported through EMSC)
Samarinda Ulu (Indonesia, 306 km W of epicenter) : Terasa di Samarinda Kaltim (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 7.4 quake 77 km north of Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, 28 September 2018 10:02 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1689 quakes):
  • 28 Sep 2020 00:22 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    20 km (12.4 mi) depth
    |
    283 km (176 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 27 Sep 2020 21:52 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    154 km (96 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 27 Sep 2020 11:44 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    285 km (177 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 27 Sep 2020 06:33 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    193 km (120 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Sep 2020 22:51 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Sep 2020 14:10 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    115 km (72 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Sep 2020 05:00 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    165 km (102 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Sep 2020 03:09 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    276 km (171 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 25 Sep 2020 21:48 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    169 km (105 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 25 Sep 2020 07:34 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    103 km (64 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 18:49 UTC
    | M 2.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    302 km (188 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 18:27 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    52 km (32.3 mi) depth
    |
    172 km (107 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 13:07 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    198 km (123 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 24 Sep 2020 07:52 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    279 km (173 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 23 Sep 2020 14:13 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    299 km (186 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 23 Sep 2020 08:36 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    249 km (155 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • Show all

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Major magnitude. 7.4 earthquake - 77 km north of Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, on Friday, 28 September 2018 at 10:02 (GMT)

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