A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) strikes 224 km NNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (139 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 136.76 km (85 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 02:20:12 / March 2, 2018 @ 2:20 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000damy. Unique identifier: us2000damy. Exact location of event, depth 136.76 km, 130.3125° East, -6.1826° South. The temblor was reported at 11:20:12 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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