A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 89 km NE of Laiwui, Indonesia (55 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Laiwui in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 09:29:36 / July 14, 2019 @ 9:29 am. The temblor was picked up at 18:29:36 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004jze. Id of event: us70004jze. Exact location of earthquake, 128.2232° East, -0.7638° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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: 89 km NE of Laiwui, Indonesia.
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