A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Dobo in Indonesia. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:12:48 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/19 / 2019-01-26 08:12:48 / January 26, 2019 @ 8:12 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j94v. Unique identifier: us2000j94v. A tsunami warning has been issued near Dobo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 133.7649° East, -5.4878° South.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 109 km (68 miles) from Tual (c. 39 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tual (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 58 km WNW of Dobo, Indonesia.
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