A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 257 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (160 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 129.1327° East, latitude -7.138° South, depth = 127.76 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 127.76 km (79 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 00:13:38 / May 23, 2020 @ 12:13 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009nva. Unique identifier: us70009nva. A tsunami warning has been issued near Saumlaki in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:13:38 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 257 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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