A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Cempa in Indonesia. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:00:25 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 178.14 km (111 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.7067 East, latitude -8.2781 South, depth = 178.14 km. Global time and date of event 29/03/19 / 2019-03-29 14:00:25 / March 29, 2019 @ 2:00 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000k71x. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000k71x. A tsunami warning has been issued near Cempa in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 31 km (20 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 30 km NW of Cempa, Indonesia.
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