A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 180 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (112 miles). Unique identifier: us2000ag8q. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ag8q. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.2825 East, latitude -6.6875 South, depth = 99.72 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99.72 km (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 18:54:38 / September 5, 2017 @ 6:54 pm. The temblor was reported at 03:54:38 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 180 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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