A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 171 km W of Saumlaki, Indonesia (106 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Saumlaki in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:25:26 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/10/17 / 2017-10-21 20:25:26 / October 21, 2017 @ 8:25 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 129.7803° East, -8.1898° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us1000avbq. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000avbq.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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