A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 267 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (166 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:03:22 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003r43. Unique identifier: us10003r43. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.2206 East, latitude -2.1671 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 22:03:22 / October 23, 2015 @ 10:03 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 267 km W of Abepura, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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