A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 158 km N of Tobelo, Indonesia (98 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us600086um. Ids that are associated to the event: us600086um. The epicenter was at a depth of 141.63 km (88 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 128.2078 East, latitude 3.1433 North, depth = 141.63 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tobelo in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:28:26 / 6:28 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 09:28:26 / February 29, 2020 @ 9:28 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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