A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 251 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (156 miles). Event id: us70005q83. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005q83. Exact location of event, depth 51.47 km, 138.3219° East, -2.7069° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.47 km (32 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:33:09 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 14:33:09 / October 3, 2019 @ 2:33 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (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 earthquakes 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 five and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 251 km W of Abepura, Indonesia.
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