A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 149 km N of Saumlaki, Indonesia (93 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 79.67 km, 131.2469° East, -6.6029° South. A tsunami warning has been issued near Saumlaki in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 79.67 km (50 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 15:36:15 / August 11, 2017 @ 3:36 pm. Unique identifier: us2000a7cj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a7cj. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:36:15 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 149 km N of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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