A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 229 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (142 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 130.31 km (81 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10004bfp. Event ids that are associated: us10004bfp. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/01/16 / 2016-01-05 05:28:30 / January 5, 2016 @ 5:28 am. Exact location, longitude 130.6143° East, latitude -5.9989° South, depth = 130.31 km. The temblor was detected at 14:28:30 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter).
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 four and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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