A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 126 km W of Abepura, Indonesia (78 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 92.39 km (57 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/18 / 2018-01-29 16:25:53 / January 29, 2018 @ 4:25 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000cqyt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cqyt. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:25:53 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.4558 East, latitude -2.8056 South, depth = 92.39 km.
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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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