A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 199 km SSW of Sibolga, Indonesia (124 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/11/20 / 2020-11-03 01:51:03 / November 3, 2020 @ 1:51 am. Event id: us7000c9jm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c9jm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:51:03 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 18.85 km, 97.852° East, 0.1989° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.85 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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