A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (0 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 139.74 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000jgqr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jgqr. Exact location of event, depth 139.74 km, 128.1515° East, -7.5045° South. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:35:19 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 19:35:19 / March 15, 2019 @ 7:35 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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