A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Nggongi Satu in Indonesia on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/18 / 2018-10-02 00:16:43 / October 2, 2018 @ 12:16 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 120.1319 East, latitude -10.4651 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Nggongi Satu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:16:43 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000hf6g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hf6g.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waingapu (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 31 km SSW of Nggongi Satu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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