A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 250 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (155 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/16 / 2016-10-22 17:49:33 / October 22, 2016 @ 5:49 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 129.7826° East, -6.28° South, depth 19.46 km. The temblor was detected at 02:49:33 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). 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 19.46 km (12 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007g49. Id of event: us20007g49.
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. 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 one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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