A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km NNE of Laiwui, Indonesia (61 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 127.9269° East, -0.5041° South. 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. The temblor was picked up at 20:52:26 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 11:52:26 / July 14, 2019 @ 11:52 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70004k1y. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004k1y.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 98 km NNE of Laiwui, Indonesia.
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