A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 130 km W of Laiwui, Indonesia (81 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude 126.5036° East, latitude -1.1955° South, depth = 38.07 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Laiwui in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.07 km (24 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/20 / 2020-03-16 10:59:12 / March 16, 2020 @ 10:59 am. The temblor was reported at 18:59:12 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008ggb. Unique identifier: us60008ggb.
Every 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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 130 km W of Laiwui, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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