A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 127 km N of Gorontalo, Indonesia (79 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us6000bfhs. Event ids that are associated: us6000bfhs. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 06:26:30 / August 16, 2020 @ 6:26 am. The temblor was detected at 06:26:30 / 6:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 422.09 km (262 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 122.9978 East, latitude 1.6871 North, depth = 422.09 km. 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 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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