A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 246 km SW of Biha, Indonesia (153 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 102.5793 East, latitude -7.0192 South, depth = 32.78 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.78 km (20 miles). Unique identifier: us20005lcb. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005lcb. Global time and date of event 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 04:32:28 / April 24, 2016 @ 4:32 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Biha in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 11:32:28 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 246 km SW of Biha, Indonesia.
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