A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 57 km N of Laiwui, Indonesia (35 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.6335 East, latitude -0.8358 South, depth = 18.94 km. Unique identifier: us2000j0hh. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j0hh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.94 km (12 miles). Global time and date of event 05/01/19 / 2019-01-05 10:54:58 / January 5, 2019 @ 10:54 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Laiwui in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:54:58 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine 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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