A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia on Friday. Event id: us70006b6c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006b6c. Global time and date of event 14/11/19 / 2019-11-14 16:31:19 / November 14, 2019 @ 4:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 126.69° East, latitude 1.3803° North, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:31:19 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 101 km (63 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ternate (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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