A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 101 km ENE of Laiwui, Indonesia (63 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 09:54:48 / July 14, 2019 @ 9:54 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Laiwui in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70004jzk. Unique identifier: us70004jzk. The temblor was detected at 18:54:48 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 128.442° East, -0.8694° South, depth 10 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 101 km ENE of Laiwui, Indonesia.
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