Moderate Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Hits 215km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia

A shallow earthquake of magnitude 5.1 was reported 215km NNE of Tobelo, Indonesia, at a depth of 10 km, according to the United States Geological Survey. An earthquake of this magnitude is considered to be moderate.

The reported time was Jan 16, 2019 at 10:53:15 UTZ. According to USGS it is possible that this earthquake could trigger a tsunami. Please visit OAA Tsunami Website to check for tsunami warnings. USGS reports that this quake event was manually reviewed.

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