A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 123 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia (76 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us70007lf3. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007lf3. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:36:44 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Amahai in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 06:36:44 / February 8, 2020 @ 6:36 am. Exact location of earthquake, 129.9255° East, -2.8666° South, depth 10 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 123 km ENE of Amahai, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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