A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 152 km SE of Tobelo, Indonesia (94 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 17:26:02 / February 17, 2016 @ 5:26 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200050wc. Id of event: us200050wc. Exact location, longitude 129.0768° East, latitude 0.8625° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:26:02 / 2:26 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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