A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 278 km S of Sorong, Indonesia (173 miles). The 5.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:00:28 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.8 km (12 miles). Exact location, longitude 131.4798° East, latitude -3.3946° South, depth = 18.8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007r1x. Id of event: us70007r1x. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sorong in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 23:00:28 / February 15, 2020 @ 11:00 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 278 km S of Sorong, Indonesia.
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