A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 199 km WSW of Kuripan, Indonesia (124 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:09:59 / 12:09 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600050qe. Id of event: us600050qe. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kuripan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/08/19 / 2019-08-05 05:09:59 / August 5, 2019 @ 5:09 am. Exact location of event, longitude 102.2462 East, latitude -6.0079 South, depth = 10 km.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 199 km WSW of Kuripan, Indonesia.
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