A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 48 km WNW of Lemito, Indonesia (30 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 13:55:21 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088tq. Id of event: us100088tq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 05:55:21 / March 14, 2017 @ 5:55 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Lemito in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 121.1553° East, 0.6764° North, depth 79.23 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 79.23 km (49 miles).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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