A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 66 km NNE of Laiwui, Indonesia (41 miles). Id of earthquake: us60006r35. Event ids that are associated: us60006r35. A tsunami warning has been issued near Laiwui in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 127.9737° East, latitude -0.8361° South, depth = 24.66 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:04:51 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/12/19 / 2019-12-13 17:04:51 / December 13, 2019 @ 5:04 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.66 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 66 km NNE of Laiwui, Indonesia.
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