A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 155 km WNW of Tobelo, Indonesia (96 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/19 / 2019-03-06 23:56:53 / March 6, 2019 @ 11:56 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 44.04 km (27 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:56:53 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 126.6579° East, latitude 2.0983° North, depth = 44.04 km. Unique identifier: us1000jblp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jblp.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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