A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 288 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (179 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:00:08 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 128.761° East, -7.3839° South, depth 140.54 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/12/18 / 2018-12-03 14:00:08 / December 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Saumlaki in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 140.54 km (87 miles). Event id: us1000i16h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i16h.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 288 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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