A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Naisano Dua in Indonesia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82.88 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 123.6722° East, -9.2624° South, depth 82.88 km. Event id: us700070am. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700070am. Global time and date of event 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 16:22:13 / January 15, 2020 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Naisano Dua in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:22:13 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Kupang (c. 282 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kefamenanu (c. 29 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Soe (c. 27 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Pante Makasar (c. 4 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop), East Timor (c. 1 155 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kupang, Soe, Kefamenanu (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km NNW of Naisano Dua, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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