A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 209 km WSW of Ambon, Indonesia (130 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000a89s. Event ids that are associated: us6000a89s. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 126.3692 East, latitude -4.2187 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 09/06/20 / 2020-06-09 04:56:10 / June 9, 2020 @ 4:56 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 04:56:10 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 209 km WSW of Ambon, Indonesia.
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