A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 134 km S of Biha, Indonesia (83 miles). Unique identifier: us2000dwgw. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dwgw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.59 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:04:16 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Biha in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 16:04:16 / April 8, 2018 @ 4:04 pm. Exact location, longitude 103.8649° East, latitude -6.5344° South, depth = 33.59 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 134 km S of Biha, Indonesia.
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