A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, 124.1503° East, -10.6095° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kupang in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:13:31 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000giie. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000giie. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 07:13:31 / August 28, 2018 @ 7:13 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soe, Kupang (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km SE of Kupang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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