A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Timor Sea (0 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005y32. Unique identifier: us20005y32. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:53:57 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/16 / 2016-05-26 10:53:57 / May 26, 2016 @ 10:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 128.5528 East, latitude -8.5312 South, depth = 10 km.
Each 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 two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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