A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 202 km WNW of Sorong, Indonesia (126 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:21:49 / 4:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Sorong in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004fev. Unique identifier: us10004fev. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 19:21:49 / January 18, 2016 @ 7:21 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 129.5337° East, -0.2679° South, depth 10 km.
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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 202 km WNW of Sorong, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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