A major earthquake with magnitude 7.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 138 kilometers (86 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. The 7.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:17:41 / 12:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/11/19 / 2019-11-14 16:17:41 / November 14, 2019 @ 4:17 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kota Ternate in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: at00q0yvxj, pt19318001, us60006bjl. Unique identifier: us60006bjl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.14 km (28 miles). Exact location, longitude 126.4164° East, latitude 1.5888° North, depth = 45.14 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ternate, Bitung (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 137 km (85 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 139 km (87 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. Each year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world.
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