A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 161 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (100 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 125.04 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 08:08:23 / April 11, 2017 @ 8:08 am. Exact location of event, longitude 130.4383 East, latitude -6.7845 South, depth = 125.04 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:08:23 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ghb. Id of event: us10008ghb.
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 three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-five 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: 161 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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