A earthquake magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 205 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (127 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 129.8613° East, -6.7949° South, depth 107 km. The temblor was detected at 22:53:56 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 13:53:56 / May 6, 2020 @ 1:53 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009b14. Id of event: us70009b14.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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: 205 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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