A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 133 km SSW of Abepura, Indonesia (83 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:51:42 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 20:51:42 / September 6, 2020 @ 8:51 pm. Unique identifier: us7000bj1t. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bj1t. Exact location of event, depth 69.39 km, 140.3115° East, -3.7588° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.39 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 133 km SSW of Abepura, Indonesia.
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