A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 238 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (148 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 23:52:55 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 129.7401° East, -6.4808° South, depth 190.31 km. Unique identifier: us20008spm. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008spm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 14:52:55 / March 17, 2017 @ 2:52 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 190.31 km (118 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 238 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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