A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 127 km SW of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia (79 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Padangsidempuan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 13:15:26 / March 27, 2017 @ 1:15 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 58.52 km (36 miles). Exact location of event, depth 58.52 km, 98.4059° East, 0.605° North. Unique identifier: us20008v07. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008v07. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:15:26 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 127 km SW of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia.
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