A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Pendolo in Indonesia on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 120.5379° East, -1.8462° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/19 / 2019-03-24 01:31:59 / March 24, 2019 @ 1:31 am. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:31:59 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Pendolo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000jkv5. Event ids that are associated: us1000jkv5.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Poso. Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Poso (c. 47 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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