A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 221 km E of Amahai, Indonesia (137 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, 130.9082° East, -3.3209° South, depth 7.91 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 03:51:07 / March 8, 2018 @ 3:51 am. Event id: us1000d19r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d19r. The temblor was detected at 12:51:07 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.91 km (5 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Amahai in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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