A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 00:16:34 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 132.76 km (82 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kota Ternate in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/04/19 / 2019-04-08 16:16:34 / April 8, 2019 @ 4:16 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000kccp. Id of event: us2000kccp. Exact location of event, depth 132.76 km, 127.0098° East, 1.266° North.
Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sofifi, Ternate.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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