A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 113 km NW of Sorong, Indonesia (70 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 130.5527 East, latitude -0.1388 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70005d1h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005d1h. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sorong in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:14:26 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/09/19 / 2019-09-06 21:14:26 / September 6, 2019 @ 9:14 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 113 km NW of Sorong, Indonesia.
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