A major earthquake with magnitude 7.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 102 km NNE of Laiwui, Indonesia (63 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Laiwui in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 09:10:50 / July 14, 2019 @ 9:10 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:10:50 / 6:10 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004jyv. Id of event: us70004jyv. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.0931 East, latitude -0.529 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. There are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 102 km NNE of Laiwui, Indonesia.
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