A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 263 km NE of Sorong, Indonesia (163 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/09/17 / 2017-09-20 12:25:55 / September 20, 2017 @ 12:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 132.5848° East, 1.0854° North, depth 36.12 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sorong in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arkq. Id of event: us2000arkq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.12 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:25:55 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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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: 263 km NE of Sorong, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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