A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 127 km WSW of Kuripan, Indonesia (79 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 08:28:19 / May 30, 2017 @ 8:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.25 km (34 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 102.7305 East, latitude -5.5454 South, depth = 54.25 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kuripan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008wd5. Unique identifier: us10008wd5. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:28:19 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 127 km WSW of Kuripan, Indonesia.
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