A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Ternate in Indonesia. Exact location of event, longitude 127.2653 East, latitude 1.124 North, depth = 11.27 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100043ap. Unique identifier: us100043ap. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.27 km (7 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/11/15 / 2015-11-24 08:27:06 / November 24, 2015 @ 8:27 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 17:27:06 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sofifi, Ternate (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Sofifi (c. 36 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km NNW of Ternate, Indonesia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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