A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported 152 km E of Nabire, Indonesia (94 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000d7tq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7tq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 18:17:32 / January 12, 2021 @ 6:17 pm. The temblor was reported at 18:17:32 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 136.8581° East, -3.1485° South, depth 10 km.
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 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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