A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 274 km NNW of Manokwari, Indonesia (170 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 19:08:18 / September 26, 2017 @ 7:08 pm. The temblor was reported at 04:08:18 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000av22. Unique identifier: us2000av22. A tsunami warning has been issued near Manokwari in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 132.7582 East, latitude 1.2285 North, depth = 20.62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.62 km (13 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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