A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported Molucca Sea (0 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us7000crrs. Event ids that are associated: us7000crrs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 08:30:49 / December 17, 2020 @ 8:30 am. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 125.0406° East, 0.2977° North. The temblor was picked up at 08:30:49 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter).
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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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