A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Komodo in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.21 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 119.7537 East, latitude -9.1975 South, depth = 41.21 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:40:12 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 11:40:12 / December 25, 2020 @ 11:40 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d2xi. Unique identifier: us6000d2xi.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Labuhanbajo (c. 188 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Waingapu (c. 48 800 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Ruteng (c. 34 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ruteng, Labuhanbajo, Waingapu.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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: 73 km SSE of Komodo, Indonesia.
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