A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 130 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (81 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 16:13:03 / February 4, 2016 @ 4:13 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 126.4436 East, latitude 1.514 North, depth = 9.09 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20004x3g. Event ids that are associated: us20004x3g. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:13:03 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.09 km (6 miles).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 130 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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