A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 259 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (161 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ngf. Id of event: us20009ngf. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.66 km (14 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:17:27 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Amahai in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 131.2412° East, -3.5056° South, depth 22.66 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 16:17:27 / June 18, 2017 @ 4:17 pm.
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. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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