A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Maumere in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.348 East, latitude -8.8164 South, depth = 122.84 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 10:18:53 / December 31, 2020 @ 10:18 am. Event id: us6000d4iv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d4iv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:18:53 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 122.84 km (76 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ende, Maumere (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Ende (c. 77 200 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Maumere (c. 47 600 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 26 km SE of Maumere, Indonesia.
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