A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Tiku in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tiku in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 99.6987° East, latitude -0.4633° South, depth = 105.78 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/12/18 / 2018-12-23 14:03:57 / December 23, 2018 @ 2:03 pm. Unique identifier: us2000iwpp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000iwpp. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:03:57 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 105.78 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Padang (c. 840 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bukittinggi (c. 98 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Pariaman (c. 92 200 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Padang, Bukittinggi, Pariaman (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 26 km WSW of Tiku, Indonesia.
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