A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 137 km NNW of Kendari, Indonesia (85 miles). Event id: us6000d5aj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5aj. The temblor was detected at 19:13:57 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 122.2431° East, -2.7634° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 19:13:57 / January 3, 2021 @ 7:13 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 137 km NNW of Kendari, Indonesia.
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