A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 141 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (88 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 15:10:04 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 34.93 km, 126.5652° East, 1.7788° North. Event id: us10007npz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007npz. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/16 / 2016-12-30 07:10:04 / December 30, 2016 @ 7:10 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.93 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 141 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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