A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 156 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (97 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5435 East, latitude 1.934 North, depth = 49.29 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.29 km (31 miles). Event id: us600085gn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600085gn. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 19:20:58 / February 27, 2020 @ 7:20 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:20:58 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 156 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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