A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 225 km SW of Kuripan, Indonesia (140 miles). Unique identifier: us100087gx. Ids that are associated to the event: us100087gx. The temblor was reported at 22:45:39 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kuripan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 15:45:39 / March 7, 2017 @ 3:45 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 102.1486 East, latitude -6.2711 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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: 225 km SW of Kuripan, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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