A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 241 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (150 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 150.64 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:27:01 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 129.9975° East, latitude -6.2123° South, depth = 150.64 km. Global time and date of event 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 10:27:01 / October 30, 2015 @ 10:27 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us200040pb. Unique identifier: us200040pb.
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 241 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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