A major earthquake magnitude 7.5 (ml/mb) strikes 286 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (178 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 02:53:40 / June 24, 2019 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:53:40 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 222 km (138 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Saumlaki in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 129.1 East, latitude -6.6 South, depth = 222 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19175001, at00ptl1dg. Id of event: at00ptl1dg.
Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world.
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