A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 93 km WNW of Laiwui, Indonesia (58 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 126.9112° East, -0.9921° South, depth 30.46 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.46 km (19 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:30:40 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 07:30:40 / March 16, 2019 @ 7:30 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jgzv. Id of event: us1000jgzv.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km WNW of Laiwui, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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