Moderate earthquake 5.5 mag, Banda Sea


Earthquake location -6.7757S, 129.3625WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes Banda Sea (0 miles) on Thursday. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:32:25 / 10:32 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpbx. Unique identifier: us7000bpbx. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 182.77 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 10:32:25 / September 17, 2020 @ 10:32 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 129.3625° East, -6.7757° South, depth 182.77 km.

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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: Banda Sea.

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