A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 194 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia (121 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 07:22:36 / August 12, 2017 @ 7:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 67.99 km (42 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:22:36 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tual in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000a7jd. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a7jd. Exact location of earthquake, 131.0729° East, -6.1951° South, depth 67.99 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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