A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Kuripan in Indonesia on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 102.9505° East, latitude -4.8925° South, depth = 56.17 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:54:33 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.17 km (35 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 06:54:33 / September 16, 2018 @ 6:54 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hfdd. Id of event: us2000hfdd. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kuripan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pageralam. Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). The epicenter was 102 km (64 miles) from Pageralam (c. 70 400 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km W of Kuripan, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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