A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 139 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia (86 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 09:49:50 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10003jei. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003jei. Exact location of earthquake, 103.4243° East, -6.4322° South, depth 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/15 / 2015-10-01 02:49:50 / October 1, 2015 @ 2:49 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Biha in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 139 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia.
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