A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Banda Sea (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hexe. Unique identifier: us1000hexe. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.2576 East, latitude -6.5064 South, depth = 352.42 km. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:47:52 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 352.42 km (219 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/18 / 2018-10-20 09:47:52 / October 20, 2018 @ 9:47 am.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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