A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Kota Ternate in Indonesia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 21:35:33 / January 28, 2016 @ 9:35 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 116.61 km (72 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:35:33 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004wlw. Unique identifier: us20004wlw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 127.0737 East, latitude 1.5261 North, depth = 116.61 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Ternate (c. 101 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ternate.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 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: 88 km NNW of Kota Ternate, Indonesia.
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