A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 108 km SE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia (67 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.35 km (19 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000a8nj. Event ids that are associated: us2000a8nj. The temblor was picked up at 11:09:04 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 04:09:04 / August 16, 2017 @ 4:09 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Muara Siberut in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 99.8696° East, -2.3245° South, depth 30.35 km.
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 sixteen 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 108 km SE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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