A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km NNE of Laiwui, Indonesia (63 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.9714 East, latitude -0.4772 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:44:20 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Laiwui in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 15:44:20 / July 14, 2019 @ 3:44 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70004k44. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004k44.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 102 km NNE of Laiwui, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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