A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 281 km SW of Kuripan, Indonesia (175 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 101.7594° East, -6.5954° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kuripan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/19 / 2019-02-19 18:46:41 / February 19, 2019 @ 6:46 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jk4v. Id of event: us2000jk4v. The temblor was detected at 01:46:41 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 281 km SW of Kuripan, Indonesia.
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