A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 106 kilometers (66 miles) from Tual in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.58 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:38:36 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tual in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000d4p2. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d4p2. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 132.4402 East, latitude -4.7584 South, depth = 28.58 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/18 / 2018-02-19 10:38:36 / February 19, 2018 @ 10:38 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tual. Epicenter of the event was 103 km (64 miles) from Tual (c. 39 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 two 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 106 km NNW of Tual, Indonesia.
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