A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 152 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (94 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:21:44 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 50.51 km, 126.5207° East, 1.8696° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.51 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003mhk. Id of event: us10003mhk. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/15 / 2015-09-27 23:21:44 / September 27, 2015 @ 11:21 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 152 km NW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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