A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 138 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia (86 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.42 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Biha in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000izty. Id of event: us2000izty. Exact location of event, depth 34.42 km, 103.6054° East, -6.5049° South. The temblor was detected at 20:40:23 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/01/19 / 2019-01-02 13:40:23 / January 2, 2019 @ 1:40 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 138 km SSW of Biha, Indonesia.
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