A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 89 km SE of Molibagu, Indonesia (55 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us10007mbr. Event ids that are associated: us10007mbr. Exact location of event, depth 73.34 km, 124.4736° East, -0.2525° South. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:15:39 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/12/16 / 2016-12-23 19:15:39 / December 23, 2016 @ 7:15 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73.34 km (46 miles).
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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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