A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 270 km SE of Saparua, Indonesia (168 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us10004f7h. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004f7h. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 130.1965° East, latitude -5.4653° South, depth = 147.29 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 147.29 km (92 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:30:04 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 15:30:04 / January 17, 2016 @ 3:30 pm.
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 270 km SE of Saparua, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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