A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 197 km SW of Sungai Penuh, Indonesia (122 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us6000c9dx. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c9dx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.77 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:42:54 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 09:42:54 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:42 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 100.2519 East, latitude -3.4302 South, depth = 36.77 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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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