A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 225 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia (140 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 01:16:18 / January 13, 2019 @ 1:16 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:16:18 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000j3es. Event ids that are associated: us2000j3es. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 128.6913° East, 3.6495° North, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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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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. 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: 225 km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia.
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