A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 160 km SSW of Abepura, Indonesia (99 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.9206 East, latitude -3.9187 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 14:32:55 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 05:32:55 / March 8, 2019 @ 5:32 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Abepura in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jc9b. Id of event: us1000jc9b.
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 one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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