A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 150 km ESE of Amahai, Indonesia (93 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amahai in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:28:19 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us100096rh. Event ids that are associated: us100096rh. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.1269 East, latitude -3.9385 South, depth = 57.79 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 19:28:19 / July 4, 2017 @ 7:28 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 57.79 km (36 miles).
Each 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 150 km ESE of Amahai, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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