A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 277 km S of Amahusu, Indonesia (172 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.0697 East, latitude -6.238 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a9k7. Unique identifier: us2000a9k7. The temblor was reported at 06:00:48 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 21:00:48 / August 18, 2017 @ 9:00 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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-six 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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