A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Watubuku in Indonesia on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 109.09 km (68 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Watubuku in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 05:43:31 / June 17, 2019 @ 5:43 am. The temblor was picked up at 13:43:31 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 123.0358° East, latitude -8.8495° South, depth = 109.09 km. Unique identifier: us600041lh. Ids that are associated to the event: us600041lh.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 94 km (59 miles) from Maumere (c. 47 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maumere (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 42 km SE of Watubuku, Indonesia.
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