A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 132 km SSW of Manokwari, Indonesia (82 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 18:42:09 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.69 km (28 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 133.5979° East, -1.9621° South, depth 45.69 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 18:42:09 / January 24, 2021 @ 6:42 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000d2yb. Event ids that are associated: us7000d2yb.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 132 km SSW of Manokwari, Indonesia.
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