A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 277 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia (172 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 129.1867 East, latitude -6.0211 South, depth = 246.24 km. The temblor was detected at 00:03:13 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/19 / 2019-04-12 15:03:13 / April 12, 2019 @ 3:03 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003505. Id of event: us70003505. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 246.24 km (153 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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: 277 km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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