A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 143 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j0v6. Id of event: us2000j0v6. Exact location of earthquake, 126.8242° East, 2.2497° North, depth 60 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 18:25:30 / January 6, 2019 @ 6:25 pm. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:25:30 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-seven 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 143 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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