A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 54 km N of Laiwui, Indonesia (34 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Laiwui in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000j0f5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j0f5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:55:38 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 127.6686 East, latitude -0.857 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/19 / 2019-01-05 01:55:38 / January 5, 2019 @ 1:55 am.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km N of Laiwui, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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