A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003p1t. Id of event: us10003p1t. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 03:44:28 / October 16, 2015 @ 3:44 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:44:28 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.6044° East, 0.5061° North, depth 58.43 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 58.43 km (36 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ternate (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 90 km WSW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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