A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 225 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (140 miles). Event id: us20009npc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009npc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:41:24 / 8:41 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 11:41:24 / June 20, 2017 @ 11:41 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 142.97 km (89 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.5303 East, latitude -6.0636 South, depth = 142.97 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 225 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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