A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 94 km WNW of Laiwui, Indonesia (58 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us2000cpqs. Event ids that are associated: us2000cpqs. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.8537 East, latitude -1.1142 South, depth = 18.49 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Laiwui in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 10:43:45 / January 26, 2018 @ 10:43 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.49 km (11 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:43:45 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 94 km WNW of Laiwui, Indonesia.
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