A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 237 km S of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia (147 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ngulung Wetan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 00:02:23 / August 27, 2017 @ 12:02 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.59 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 111.0684 East, latitude -10.397 South, depth = 19.59 km. Unique identifier: us2000ac5g. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ac5g. The temblor was reported at 07:02:23 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 237 km S of Ngulung Wetan, Indonesia.
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