A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 229 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (142 miles) on Wednesday. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:59:40 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 130.99 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us100085ws. Unique identifier: us100085ws. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 06:59:40 / March 1, 2017 @ 6:59 am. Exact location of event, depth 130.99 km, 130.0288° East, -6.325° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 229 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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