A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Poigar in Indonesia on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 250.04 km, 124.191° East, 1.1446° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 250.04 km (155 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/19 / 2019-10-24 13:38:17 / October 24, 2019 @ 1:38 pm. Unique identifier: us6000624h. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000624h. A tsunami warning has been issued near Poigar in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:38:17 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe), Manado, Tondano. Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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