A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 238 km S of Kangin, Indonesia (148 miles) on Sunday. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:48:43 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 06:48:43 / March 22, 2020 @ 6:48 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kangin in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70008dyh. Event ids that are associated: us70008dyh. Exact location of event, longitude 115.1997 East, latitude -10.9876 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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