A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 168 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (104 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:04:50 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 124.09 km, 130.3182° East, -6.7979° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/17 / 2017-03-11 14:04:50 / March 11, 2017 @ 2:04 pm. Event id: us100088eu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088eu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 124.09 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 168 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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