A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 44 km SSW of Molibagu, Indonesia (27 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/15 / 2015-10-09 16:28:25 / October 9, 2015 @ 4:28 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 123.8948° East, latitude -0.0071° South, depth = 103.03 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:28:25 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Molibagu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003mj0. Id of event: us10003mj0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.03 km (64 miles).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km SSW of Molibagu, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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