A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 101 kilometers (63 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 08:16:51 / January 21, 2016 @ 8:16 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10004g06. Event ids that are associated: us10004g06. The temblor was picked up at 16:16:51 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 109.68 km (68 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 126.9554° East, 1.602° North, depth 109.68 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Event epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ternate (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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