A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 157 km SW of Padang, Indonesia (98 miles). Exact location, longitude 99.2082° East, latitude -1.7901° South, depth = 17.97 km. The temblor was reported at 07:32:54 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfw2. Id of event: us7000dfw2. Global time and date of event 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 07:32:54 / March 5, 2021 @ 7:32 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.97 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 157 km SW of Padang, Indonesia.
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