A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Flores Sea (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 11.02 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6mh. Unique identifier: us2000a6mh. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 21:30:16 / August 9, 2017 @ 9:30 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 11.02 km, 121.837° East, -7.5595° South. The temblor was detected at 21:30:16 / 9:30 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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