A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 205 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (127 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Amahai in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:19:28 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/02/18 / 2018-02-22 07:19:28 / February 22, 2018 @ 7:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 130.7629° East, -3.2537° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d6a3. Unique identifier: us2000d6a3.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two 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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