A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 135 km WSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia (84 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:01:39 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/02/19 / 2019-02-02 11:01:39 / February 2, 2019 @ 11:01 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jcdi. Id of event: us2000jcdi. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 100.3367 East, latitude -2.714 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sungaipenuh in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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: 135 km WSW of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia.
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