A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 72 km N of Laiwui, Indonesia (45 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70004kbd. Unique identifier: us70004kbd. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.6579 East, latitude -0.6953 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:05:13 / 12:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/07/19 / 2019-07-15 03:05:13 / July 15, 2019 @ 3:05 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Laiwui in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 72 km N of Laiwui, Indonesia.
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