A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 174 km S of Tomohon, Indonesia (108 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 124.5442 East, latitude -0.2367 South, depth = 50.75 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.75 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 07:31:11 / December 28, 2020 @ 7:31 am. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:31:11 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000d3ln. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d3ln.
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 174 km S of Tomohon, Indonesia.
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