A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 290 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (180 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006uxt. Id of event: us70006uxt. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.1891 East, latitude -6.4076 South, depth = 206.53 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/20 / 2020-01-05 07:45:47 / January 5, 2020 @ 7:45 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 206.53 km (128 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:45:47 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 290 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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