Earthquake Reported at 57 Miles North-Northeast of Laiwui, Indonesia, Magnitude 5.3

A shallow magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck 57 miles north-northeast of Laiwui, Indonesia, near Indonesia at a depth of 10 km, according to the United States Geological Survey. An earthquake of this magnitude is considered to be moderate.

It struck at Jul 14, 2019 at 10:05:20 AM UTC. USGS reports that this quake event was manually reviewed. According to USGS it is possible that this earthquake could trigger a tsunami. Please visit OAA Tsunami Website to check for tsunami warnings.

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For updates on this quake, please visit the USGS Event Page.

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