A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Pisangkemeng in Indonesia on Saturday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Pisangkemeng in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004cg7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004cg7. Exact location of event, longitude 117.6503 East, latitude -9.4094 South, depth = 88.88 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 88.88 km (55 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 22:21:32 / January 8, 2016 @ 10:21 pm. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:21:32 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Sumbawa Besar (c. 52 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumbawa Besar (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km SSW of Pisangkemeng, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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