A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 129 km W of Waingapu, Indonesia (80 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.0862 East, latitude -9.6903 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 08:27:11 / August 5, 2020 @ 8:27 am. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:27:11 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000b9kc. Event ids that are associated: us6000b9kc.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 129 km W of Waingapu, Indonesia.
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