A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 143 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (89 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:26:08 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 126.4449 East, latitude 1.6893 North, depth = 7.58 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/19 / 2019-11-14 16:26:08 / November 14, 2019 @ 4:26 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006b4e. Event ids that are associated: us70006b4e. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.58 km (5 miles).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-nine 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.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 143 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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