A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 144 km WSW of Tual, Indonesia (89 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tual in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/04/19 / 2019-04-30 02:28:49 / April 30, 2019 @ 2:28 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 131.5867 East, latitude -6.2667 South, depth = 56.77 km. Event id: us70003eek. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003eek. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.77 km (35 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:28:49 / 11:28 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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