A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 133 km SW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia (83 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004c68. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004c68. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 17:43:17 / January 7, 2016 @ 5:43 pm. The temblor was reported at 01:43:17 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 126.6922° East, -0.2116° South, depth 53.09 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.09 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 133 km SW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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