A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Lanta Timur in Indonesia on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude 118.9454 East, latitude -8.6598 South, depth = 120.26 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/17 / 2017-10-30 22:37:19 / October 30, 2017 @ 10:37 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 120.26 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Lanta Timur in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:37:19 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000aysa. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000aysa.
Earthquake epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo, Bima (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven 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. 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: 7 km SW of Lanta Timur, Indonesia.
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