A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 232 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia (144 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 05:32:01 / July 18, 2016 @ 5:32 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Saumlaki in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20006fgp. Unique identifier: us20006fgp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.64 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 43.64 km, 129.2061° East, -7.9805° South. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:32:01 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter).
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 fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 232 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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