A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 190 km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia (118 miles). Global time and date of event 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 00:13:50 / September 6, 2018 @ 12:13 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h922. Unique identifier: us2000h922. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sinabang in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 96.9054 East, latitude 0.8387 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:13:50 / 6:13 am (local time epicenter).
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 nineteen 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. Every 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. 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: 190 km SSE of Sinabang, Indonesia.
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