A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 238 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (148 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Saumlaki in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000j3e5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j3e5. Global time and date of event 12/01/19 / 2019-01-12 21:48:44 / January 12, 2019 @ 9:48 pm UTC/GMT. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:48:44 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.29 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 128.29 km, 129.2638° East, -7.2735° South.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 238 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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