A major earthquake with magnitude 7.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 288 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (179 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 129.2204° East, -6.389° South, depth 208.25 km. Unique identifier: us600044zz. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19175001, at00ptl1dg, us600044zz. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 02:53:40 / June 24, 2019 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Saumlaki in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 208.25 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:53:40 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage.
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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: 288 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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