A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 277 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia (172 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:21:02 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.32 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.4508 East, latitude -1.3253 South, depth = 34.32 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h5dx. Id of event: us2000h5dx. Global time and date of event 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 15:21:02 / August 30, 2018 @ 3:21 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 277 km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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