A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 298 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (185 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006sb3. Id of event: us10006sb3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 253.81 km (158 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 11:27:45 / September 24, 2016 @ 11:27 am. Exact location of event, longitude 128.9388 East, latitude -6.6745 South, depth = 253.81 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:27:45 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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