A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ternate in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 08:47:01 / October 6, 2020 @ 8:47 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 101.52 km (63 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 127.2634 East, latitude 0.7895 North, depth = 101.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:47:01 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c60p. Unique identifier: us6000c60p.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sofifi, Ternate. Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop).
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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