A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 141 km SSW of Abepura, Indonesia (88 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 36.47 km (23 miles). Event id: us2000a88s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a88s. Exact location of earthquake, 140.2332° East, -3.8627° South, depth 36.47 km. Global time and date of event 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 23:49:29 / August 14, 2017 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:49:29 / 8:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 141 km SSW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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