A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Komodo in Indonesia on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.52 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Komodo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 119.3537 East, latitude -8.2775 South, depth = 18.52 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 14:30:32 / July 13, 2017 @ 2:30 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:30:32 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009vzb. Unique identifier: us20009vzb.
Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bima, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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