A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 207 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (129 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 154.21 km (96 miles). Event id: us20005krh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005krh. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:47:49 / 1:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/04/16 / 2016-04-22 04:47:49 / April 22, 2016 @ 4:47 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.6734 East, latitude -7.042 South, depth = 154.21 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Saumlaki in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 207 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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