A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 181 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Indonesia (112 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 100.2985° East, latitude -3.2729° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 17:54:58 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 17:54:58 / October 17, 2020 @ 5:54 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c90z. Unique identifier: us6000c90z. 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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: 181 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Indonesia.
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