A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. The temblor was picked up at 05:03:36 / 5:03 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008x2q. Id of event: us70008x2q. Exact location, longitude 126.6988° East, latitude 1.1174° North, depth = 29.12 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.12 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/20 / 2020-04-15 21:03:36 / April 15, 2020 @ 9:03 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sofifi, Ternate (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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