A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes Banda Sea (0 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.06 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 129.688 East, latitude -5.609 South, depth = 34.06 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:46:47 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lzg. Id of event: us20009lzg. Global time and date of event 12/06/17 / 2017-06-12 15:46:47 / June 12, 2017 @ 3:46 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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