A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 227 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (141 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 156.56 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:24:27 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 129.6496° East, latitude -6.7408° South, depth = 156.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 20:24:27 / February 20, 2020 @ 8:24 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70007tt3. Event ids that are associated: us70007tt3.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 227 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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