A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 121 km ESE of Bitung, Indonesia (75 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.79 km (23 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 126.0993 East, latitude 0.8491 North, depth = 36.79 km. The temblor was reported at 01:32:35 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 17:32:35 / January 29, 2016 @ 5:32 pm. Id of earthquake: us20004vj7. Event ids that are associated: us20004vj7.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 121 km ESE of Bitung, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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