A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 50 km SSE of Tinabogan, Indonesia (31 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 11:21:00 / March 31, 2017 @ 11:21 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 93.04 km (58 miles). Exact location of event, depth 93.04 km, 120.6224° East, 0.334° North. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:21:00 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008dhp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dhp. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tinabogan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 50 km SSE of Tinabogan, Indonesia.
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