A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 163 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (101 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.15 km (27 miles). Exact location of event, depth 44.15 km, 126.6593° East, 2.3213° North. The temblor was picked up at 03:16:02 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j0vf. Unique identifier: us2000j0vf. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 19:16:02 / January 6, 2019 @ 7:16 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 163 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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