A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 251 km SSE of Salalah, Oman (156 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ai7w. Id of event: us2000ai7w. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:35:36 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 54.7442° East, latitude 14.829° North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 17:35:36 / September 8, 2017 @ 5:35 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 251 km SSE of Salalah, Oman. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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