A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 126 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (78 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 15:36:41 / February 15, 2020 @ 3:36 pm. The temblor was picked up at 23:36:41 / 11:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007qwf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007qwf. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5726 East, latitude 1.601 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-seven 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 126 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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