A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Kefamenanu in Indonesia on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 06:37:05 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98.65 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.1401 East, latitude -8.9862 South, depth = 98.65 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kefamenanu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/02/16 / 2016-02-27 22:37:05 / February 27, 2016 @ 10:37 pm. Id of earthquake: us10004t7q. Event ids that are associated: us10004t7q.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soe, Atambua, Kefamenanu. Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Atambua (c. 35 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
Did you feel it?
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: 63 km NW of Kefamenanu, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.