A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 155 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (96 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.789 East, latitude 2.421 North, depth = 45.91 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.91 km (29 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/19 / 2019-01-07 14:11:52 / January 7, 2019 @ 2:11 pm. The temblor was detected at 22:11:52 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000j137. Event ids that are associated: us2000j137.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and 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. 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. 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: 155 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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