A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes 129 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (80 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/02/19 / 2019-02-07 04:15:29 / February 7, 2019 @ 4:15 am. The temblor was reported at 12:15:29 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000jekx. Event ids that are associated: us2000jekx. Exact location of earthquake, 126.4563° East, 1.5093° North, depth 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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