A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Tambakrejo in Indonesia on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 23:44:55 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 73.79 km (46 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008uvz. Event ids that are associated: us10008uvz. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tambakrejo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 111.9771 East, latitude -8.9456 South, depth = 73.79 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/17 / 2017-05-24 16:44:55 / May 24, 2017 @ 4:44 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Blitar (c. 132 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kedungwaru (c. 80 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Tulungagung (c. 65 300 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Sumberpucung (c. 35 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Boyolangu (c. 32 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Trenggalek (c. 29 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ngunut (c. 26 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumberpucung, Trenggalek, Tulungagung (min 5000 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 ten and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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