A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) strikes 123 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (76 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 126.4427° East, 1.4007° North, depth 53.62 km. Event id: us70008peg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008peg. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/04/20 / 2020-04-05 18:37:10 / April 5, 2020 @ 6:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:37:10 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.62 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days three hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 123 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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