A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Luwuk in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Luwuk in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dbxj. Id of event: us2000dbxj. The temblor was reported at 11:10:39 / 11:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 123.1862 East, latitude -0.6533 South, depth = 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 03:10:39 / March 4, 2018 @ 3:10 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luwuk (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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