A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (81 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:45:38 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/19 / 2019-11-14 18:45:38 / November 14, 2019 @ 6:45 pm. Exact location of event, depth 25.05 km, 126.3843° East, 1.4428° North. Unique identifier: us60006bmg. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006bmg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.05 km (16 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 131 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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