A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 272 km WNW of Sikabaluan, Indonesia (169 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sikabaluan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000dbd0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dbd0. Exact location, longitude 96.7049° East, latitude -0.2497° South, depth = 26.58 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 21:03:44 / March 2, 2018 @ 9:03 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.58 km (17 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:03:44 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 272 km WNW of Sikabaluan, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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