A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 286 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (178 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/19 / 2019-04-13 01:18:49 / April 13, 2019 @ 1:18 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 210.7 km (131 miles). Exact location, longitude 129.3193° East, latitude -6.3009° South, depth = 210.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:18:49 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000359g. Id of event: us7000359g.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 286 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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