A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km S of Padedewatu, Indonesia (43 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.07 km (22 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:59:57 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 119.4192 East, latitude -10.3797 South, depth = 36.07 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 21:59:57 / January 26, 2016 @ 9:59 pm. Event id: us20004uv8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004uv8. A tsunami warning has been issued near Padedewatu in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 69 km S of Padedewatu, Indonesia.
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