A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Sangiang in Indonesia on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude 118.7906 East, latitude -7.8628 South, depth = 15.18 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:00:31 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.18 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/18 / 2018-01-31 02:00:31 / January 31, 2018 @ 2:00 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000crkq. Unique identifier: us2000crkq.
Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Bima (c. 67 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bima. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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