A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 61 km N of Airbuaya, Indonesia (38 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Airbuaya in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.3585 East, latitude -2.5398 South, depth = 35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006fn5. Id of event: us20006fn5. Global time and date of event 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 21:16:34 / July 18, 2016 @ 9:16 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:16:34 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 61 km N of Airbuaya, Indonesia.
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