A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 132 km NW of Ternate, Indonesia (82 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 00:21:10 / September 6, 2020 @ 12:21 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 126.5854 East, latitude 1.6784 North, depth = 26.59 km. The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:21:10 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bipw. Event ids that are associated: us7000bipw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.59 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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