A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Sikabaluan in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.09 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/08/19 / 2019-08-10 21:11:11 / August 10, 2019 @ 9:11 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 99.3618 East, latitude -0.7572 South, depth = 51.09 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sikabaluan in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:11:11 / 4:11 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us600053j1. Event ids that are associated: us600053j1.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Padang, Pariaman (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 112 km (70 miles) from Padang (c. 840 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Pariaman (c. 92 200 pop). Close country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 57 km NE of Sikabaluan, Indonesia.
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