A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 160 km SE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia (99 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/19 / 2019-02-02 09:03:10 / February 2, 2019 @ 9:03 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Muara Siberut in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000jcbm. Event ids that are associated: us2000jcbm. The temblor was detected at 16:03:10 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 100.0649° East, latitude -2.7675° South, depth = 10 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 160 km SE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia.
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