A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 191 km SW of Kuripan, Indonesia (119 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kuripan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:38:47 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 14:38:47 / June 22, 2017 @ 2:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 16.28 km, 102.3291° East, -5.9991° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.28 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20009p1y. Event ids that are associated: us20009p1y.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 191 km SW of Kuripan, Indonesia.
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