A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Kute in Indonesia. All ids that are associated to the event: us10002z14. Unique identifier: us10002z14. The temblor was picked up at 13:05:50 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/15 / 2015-08-06 05:05:50 / August 6, 2015 @ 5:05 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kute in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 60.35 km (37 miles). Exact location, longitude 116.0154° East, latitude -9.5927° South, depth = 60.35 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 103 km (64 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Praya. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 82 km SSW of Kute, Indonesia.
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