A major earthquake magnitude 7.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 133 kilometers (83 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kota Ternate in Indonesia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: at00q0yvxj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19318001, at00q0yvxj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/19 / 2019-11-14 16:17:42 / November 14, 2019 @ 4:17 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.4 East, latitude 1.5 North, depth = 62 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62 km (39 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:17:42 / 12:17 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ternate, Bitung (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 135 km (84 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 135 km (84 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 133 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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