A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 199 km SSW of Kahale, Indonesia (124 miles) on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006vg3. Unique identifier: us70006vg3. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kahale in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 118.4393 East, latitude -11.371 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/20 / 2020-01-06 22:31:53 / January 6, 2020 @ 10:31 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:31:53 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 SSW of Kahale, Indonesia.
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