A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 120 km ESE of Bitung, Indonesia (75 miles). Event id: us20008smm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008smm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.51 km (37 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 126.1801° East, 1.0171° North, depth 59.51 km. The temblor was reported at 14:59:48 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 06:59:48 / March 17, 2017 @ 6:59 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 120 km ESE of Bitung, Indonesia.
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