A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us10004dn4. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004dn4. The temblor was reported at 08:39:33 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 23:39:33 / January 11, 2016 @ 11:39 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 251.3 km (156 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 128.0103° East, latitude -7.031° South, depth = 251.3 km.
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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