A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 246 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (153 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 129.5307° East, latitude -5.612° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us600053dr. Ids that are associated to the event: us600053dr. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/08/19 / 2019-08-10 12:01:31 / August 10, 2019 @ 12:01 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:01:31 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 246 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia.
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