A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 223 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (139 miles). Exact location, longitude 130.9278° East, latitude -3.3662° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us1000d19m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d19m. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 03:33:56 / March 8, 2018 @ 3:33 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amahai in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:33:56 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
How would you describe the shaking?
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 223 km E of Amahai, Indonesia.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.