A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 65 km SSW of Tinabogan, Indonesia (40 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009zyk. Unique identifier: us20009zyk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.8 km (35 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tinabogan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 07:55:55 / July 23, 2017 @ 7:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:55:55 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 120.2° East, latitude 0.2935° North, depth = 55.8 km.
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. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 65 km SSW of Tinabogan, Indonesia.
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