Magnitude 5 Earthquake Hits Indonesia

75km S of Biha, Indonesia

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 75 km S of Biha, Indonesia (47 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 104.1228° East, -6.0062° South, depth 75.04 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 75.04 km (47 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006by3. Id of event: us10006by3. A tsunami warning has been issued near Biha in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:02:42 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/08/16 / 2016-08-07 14:02:42 / August 7, 2016 @ 2:02 pm.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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