A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km N of Laiwui, Indonesia (60 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 10:26:58 / July 14, 2019 @ 10:26 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70004k03. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004k03. A tsunami warning has been issued near Laiwui in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 127.8168° East, latitude -0.4861° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:26:58 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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