A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 20:27:28 / February 3, 2016 @ 8:27 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 123.5749 East, latitude -10.0667 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kupang in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:27:28 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20004wxd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004wxd.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Soe, Kupang. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 12 km (8 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km N of Kupang, Indonesia.
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