A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 241 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (150 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us10006kgd. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006kgd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.23 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 06:14:10 / September 5, 2016 @ 6:14 am. The temblor was picked up at 14:14:10 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.9841° East, latitude 3.6538° North, depth = 51.23 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 241 km NNW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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