A earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was reported 151 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (94 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.55 km (38 miles). The 6.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:27:20 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 17:27:20 / January 6, 2019 @ 5:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 126.7432° East, 2.2287° North, depth 60.55 km. Unique identifier: us2000j0uj. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pkx75m, us2000j0uj, pt19006001. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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