A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 229 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (142 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.89 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 30/03/18 / 2018-03-30 07:01:14 / March 30, 2018 @ 7:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 130.9855 East, latitude -3.3862 South, depth = 35.89 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amahai in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:01:14 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000dbba. Event ids that are associated: us1000dbba.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 229 km E of Amahai, Indonesia.
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