A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Tiku in Indonesia on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us10004f2y. Event ids that are associated: us10004f2y. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/01/16 / 2016-01-16 18:54:33 / January 16, 2016 @ 6:54 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tiku in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.69 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 99.2773° East, latitude -0.4703° South, depth = 54.69 km. The temblor was detected at 01:54:33 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pariaman. The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Pariaman (c. 92 200 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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