A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia (68 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.453 East, latitude -4.1684 South, depth = 14.08 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:35:23 / 1:35 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004fxu. Unique identifier: us20004fxu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/12/15 / 2015-12-09 16:35:23 / December 9, 2015 @ 4:35 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.08 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days nineteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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: 109 km SSE of Amahai, Indonesia.
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