A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.28 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 19:09:42 / February 16, 2021 @ 7:09 pm. The temblor was picked up at 19:09:42 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: usd000eesi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: usd000eesi. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.1597 East, latitude -2.9395 South, depth = 55.28 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia.
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