A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Kupang in Indonesia. The temblor was detected at 19:55:45 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kupang in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 11:55:45 / August 28, 2018 @ 11:55 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 124.1725 East, latitude -10.8692 South, depth = 9 km. Event id: us1000gijz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gijz.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kupang. Event epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 100 km SE of Kupang, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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