A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 11:08:37 / February 20, 2016 @ 11:08 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us10004rbl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004rbl. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 142.95 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 128.172° East, latitude -7.4394° South, depth = 142.95 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:08:37 / 8:08 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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