A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Banjar Pasekan in Indonesia on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 118.42 km, 115.3023° East, -8.6136° South. A tsunami warning has been issued near Banjar Pasekan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118.42 km (74 miles). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:10:25 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/03/17 / 2017-03-21 23:10:25 / March 21, 2017 @ 11:10 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008tme. Unique identifier: us20008tme.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banyuwangi, Muncar, Praya. Earthquake epicenter was 10 km (6 miles) from Denpasar (c. 405 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mataram (c. 318 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Singaraja (c. 133 800 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Banyuwangi (c. 108 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Banjar (c. 89 000 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Muncar (c. 64 500 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Praya (c. 35 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Tabanan (c. 33 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 2 km NE of Banjar Pasekan, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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