A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Luwuk in Indonesia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.5845 East, latitude -1.828 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us700034y7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700034y7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/04/19 / 2019-04-12 12:12:12 / April 12, 2019 @ 12:12 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Luwuk in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:12:12 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luwuk (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Luwuk (c. 47 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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