A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 213 km W of Ambon, Indonesia (132 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.268 East, latitude -3.8174 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000baeu. Id of event: us6000baeu. The temblor was reported at 03:00:39 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 03:00:39 / August 7, 2020 @ 3:00 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 213 km W of Ambon, Indonesia.
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