5.7 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Tanahmerah, Indonesia

178km N of Tanahmerah, Indonesia

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 178 km N of Tanahmerah, Indonesia (111 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 04:19:52 / April 26, 2016 @ 4:19 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.1815 East, latitude -4.4689 South, depth = 74.97 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.97 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:19:52 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tanahmerah in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005bki. Id of event: us10005bki.

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 three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.Did you feel anything?

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. 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: 178 km N of Tanahmerah, Indonesia.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2016/04/26/moderate-earthquake-5-7-mag-was-detected-near-tanahmerah-in-indonesia/

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