A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 178 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Indonesia (111 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 100.3226 East, latitude -3.2593 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:41:14 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000c8hc. Event ids that are associated: us6000c8hc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 09:41:14 / October 15, 2020 @ 9:41 am.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 fourteen 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. 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: 178 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Indonesia.
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