A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 182 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (113 miles). Exact location, longitude 129.9174° East, latitude -7.0648° South, depth = 70.91 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.91 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Saumlaki in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 19:06:48 / September 2, 2017 @ 7:06 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aeig. Id of event: us2000aeig. The temblor was picked up at 04:06:48 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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: 182 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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