A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 193 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Indonesia (120 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 100.262° East, latitude -3.3934° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c99g. Id of event: us6000c99g. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:48:50 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 22:48:50 / October 18, 2020 @ 10:48 pm.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 193 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Indonesia.
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