A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 215 km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (134 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 141.37 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20008tp8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008tp8. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/17 / 2017-03-22 08:02:27 / March 22, 2017 @ 8:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.7827 East, latitude -6.7451 South, depth = 141.37 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:02:27 / 5:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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