5.8-magnitude quake hits 121km off Indonesia's Kota Ternate

The epicentre of the earthquake 121km off Kota Ternate had a depth of 20.39 km.
The epicentre of the earthquake 121km off Kota Ternate had a depth of 20.39 km.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM USGS

NEW YORK (XINHUA) - A 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted 121km off Kota Ternate, Indonesia at 2.52am on Tuesday (July 8), the US Geological Survey said.

The epicentre, with a depth of 20.39 km, was initially determined to be at 0.4893 degrees north latitude and 126.312 degrees east longitude.