A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 232 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (144 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:31:13 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009l4k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009l4k. Exact location, longitude 129.4795° East, latitude -6.9137° South, depth = 135.99 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 06:31:13 / May 31, 2017 @ 6:31 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 135.99 km (85 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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