A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Papua, Indonesia (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100068wb. Id of event: us100068wb. The temblor was picked up at 01:07:54 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/07/16 / 2016-07-31 01:07:54 / July 31, 2016 @ 1:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 138.4913 East, latitude -2.4536 South, depth = 9.79 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.79 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-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 quakes in the world each year.
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