A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Napu in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 02:56:31 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/01/19 / 2019-01-09 18:56:31 / January 9, 2019 @ 6:56 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j23z. Id of event: us2000j23z. A tsunami warning has been issued near Napu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 82.01 km, 119.9513° East, -9.433° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 82.01 km (51 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Labuhanbajo, Waingapu. Event epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 4 km SE of Napu, Indonesia.
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