A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 93 km ESE of Muara Siberut, Indonesia (58 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 99.9154 East, latitude -2.0565 South, depth = 32.13 km. Id of earthquake: us1000j8pe. Event ids that are associated: us1000j8pe. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:18:53 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.13 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Muara Siberut in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/19 / 2019-02-28 14:18:53 / February 28, 2019 @ 2:18 pm.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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