A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Kepulauan Babar, Indonesia (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 12:28:13 / January 9, 2021 @ 12:28 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 129.4783° East, latitude -7.0921° South, depth = 113.8 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:28:13 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000d714. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d714. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 113.8 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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