Disaster Report: Moderate shallow earthquake shakes palu, Indonesia today. The epicenter was located just 10 km NNW from populated area Palu.
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M 5.0 moderate shallow earthquake jolts Minahasa, Sulawesi, Indonesia (@ 35 km depth) with epicenter located just 10 km NNW from Palu. Moderate shaking of MMI V will have felt by the people of Palu. Palu is a chartered city (kota) on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, located 1,650 km northeast of Jakarta.
On 24 January 2005, M 6.2 earthquake in Palu killed one person, injured four others, and destroyed 177 buildings.
05:04 UTC (local time Monday, March 19, 2012 at 01:04 PM @ epicenter)
10 km NNW from Palu, Sulawesi, Indonesia
338 km E from Balikpapan, Kalimantan, Indonesia
391 km WSW from Gorontalo, Sulawesi, Indonesia
838 km SE from BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei