A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) strikes 48 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (30 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us600084gu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600084gu. The temblor was picked up at 16:33:13 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.16 km (38 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 07:33:13 / February 26, 2020 @ 7:33 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Saumlaki in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 61.16 km, 131.1195° East, -7.5625° South.
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 two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 48 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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