A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 122 km W of Sinabang, Indonesia (76 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.2852 East, latitude 2.3783 North, depth = 25.5 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sinabang in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.5 km (16 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/17 / 2017-02-20 06:10:36 / February 20, 2017 @ 6:10 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008kva. Id of event: us20008kva. The temblor was detected at 12:10:36 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 122 km W of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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