A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Napu in Indonesia on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 119.9597° East, -9.4476° South, depth 80.49 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:19:23 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Napu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/04/18 / 2018-04-06 20:19:23 / April 6, 2018 @ 8:19 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.49 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dvr3. Unique identifier: us2000dvr3.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waingapu. Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 6 km SSE of Napu, Indonesia.
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